Blue Ridge Power Agency
Blue Ridge Power Agency ("Blue Ridge") is a non-profit corporation established in 1988 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and falls under Section 501(c)(12) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is a "joint action" agency that operates as directed by the Board of Directors. Each member appoints one Director and one or more Alternate from its organization to the Board.
The ultimate goal of the organization, through the power of numbers (size), collective resolve and economies of scale of cooperative, i.e. "joint" action, is to pursue those activities which will insure the most reliable and lowest cost wholesale electric power supplies possible for its members today and in the future.
There are currently ten members of the agency as listed below, consisting of seven municipalities, one state institution and two electric cooperatives. Blue Ridge represents its members’ best interest in several forums by direct staff involvement and/or coordination of the efforts of its attorney(s) and/or consultant(s). In each of these areas, wholesale and/or retail power supply, transmission and service issues are involved: energy and transmission services and/or facilities procurement, contract negotiation; contract administration; consolidated billing; state and federal regulatory proceedings and litigation; state and federal legislation which includes education and lobbying efforts; joint purchasing; industry information dissemination; training; and "as assigned."
Community Service Board
New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is a public provider of behavioral health services to residents of the New River Valley. The agency serves children, adults and families by providing community-based programs for mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse and prevention services.
Municipal Electric Power Association of Virginia
New River Community College Board of Directors
Established in 1980, the NRCC Educational Foundation is a nonprofit corporation. It secures voluntary support and manages, invests, and expends such funds solely for the benefit of New River Community College.
Members of the Foundation Board of Directors represent the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the city of Radford. These community leaders volunteer their expertise and service on behalf of the college and community.
New River Valley Development Corporation
The New River Valley Development Corporation is a non-profit organization which was formed in 1983 by the Counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the Towns of Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Pulaski, and the City of Radford. The Corporation consists of four representatives of these eight localities and one additional member appointed by the Planning District Commission. The Development Corporation is representative of business, government, finance, and civic organizations.
New River Valley Planning District Commission
The New River Valley Planning District is one of twenty one planning districts in Virginia whose commissions are chartered under Virginia law. Also known as PDC 4, the organization encompasses the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the City of Radford.
The commission serves the local governments in the area and their citizenry by providing a number of different services ranging from economic development to regional recycling. The purpose of the planning district commission is to promote regional cooperation, to coordinate the activities and policies of member local governments, and to provide planning assistance to local governments. The commission is financed by a combination of local, state, and federal funds.
Radford City School Board
Western Virginia EMS Council