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Vice-Mayor Charles Chenault

Charles Chenault

Current term: 2011-2015

Contact: Charlie.Chenault@harrisonburgva.gov

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  • Born in Harrisonburg
  • Wife Mary Beth and son Matthew
  • Enjoys bicycling, railroading, heavy machinery and fire apparatus, reading, James Madison University athletics and Harrisonburg High School athletics



  • James Madison University, BS Political Science



  • Paralegal-Litten and Sipe


Civic Involvement

  • Secretary/Treasurer, Woodbine Cemetery Co.
  • Past Chairman, Harrisonburg Recreation Commission
  • Member, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Board of Directors
  • Member, Harrisonburg/Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Member, Harrisonburg Education Foundation
  • Honorary member, Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Club
  • Honorary member, Northeast Neighborhood Association



  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church


Favorite thing about Harrisonburg
"The people.  The incredible spirit of volunteerism.  The school system and JMU.  I love that I still see many of my friends and the people I grew up with every day."