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Posted on: November 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Watson Selected as Director of Social Services

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Barbara Watson has been promoted to director of Social Services effective Dec. 16, 2023.

Watson has served in a leadership capacity in James City County since 2001 when she began working as director of Neighborhood Connections. Since 2006, she has served as the assistant director of Social Services. Watson has a master’s degree in public administration from Strayer University and a bachelor’s degree in Governmental Administration from Christopher Newport University. She has served on numerous boards and committees for community organizations, lending her expertise on strategic planning and building collaborative relationships.

“We are very fortunate to have someone with her experience, reputation and commitment to this community ready to step into this role,” said County Administrator Scott Stevens. “Ms. Watson has been an integral part of the department’s past success and I look forward to working more closely with her to meet the needs of all our residents.”

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