James City County Deputy Coordinator Sara Ruch was recently elected as Vice Chair of the Hampton Roads All Hazards Advisory Committee (AHAC). AHAC provides policy direction and oversight for the development and maintenance of a coordinated and integrated regional approach to emergency management planning and response systems.
Ruch was also elected as the Chair of the Hampton Roads Urban Area Working group which ensures that applications for funding under grant programs such as the Hampton Roads Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program, support closing capability gaps or sustaining capabilities in Hampton Roads.
The term for both positions is Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2023.
Ruch has worked as the Deputy Emergency Manager for James City County since April 2017.
Renee Dallman, Public Information Officer