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JeffJeff Terwilliger is the Chief of Emergency Services for Isle of Wight County. He began his career in the emergency services field with the City of Portsmouth and served there for 19 years rising through the ranks to Battalion Chief prior to his retirement in 2013. From January 2013 until February 2015, Chief Terwilliger served as the Director of Public Safety for Accomack County, VA. There he oversaw the emergency management program and the delivery of fire and rescue services for a combination Fire Rescue department consisting of 15 stations and over 650 career and volunteer members.

Chief Terwilliger received his Associate’s Degree in Fire Science, his Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management, and his Master of Science Degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program, is a certified Paramedic, holds the Chief Fire Officer Designation, and possesses numerous state emergency management and fire service certifications. Additionally, he serves on both the Virginia Fire Chief’s Association’s and Tidewater EMS Council’s Board of Directors.



Andrea Stallings Clontz is the Emergency Management Coordinator for the County. In 2003, she accepted a position with Isle of Wight County as their Accounting Manager. In 2007, Andrea became the Assistant to the Isle of Wight County Administrator and began her tenure as a “Jane-of-all-trades”. After serving for three years in the capacity of Deputy Emergency Manager in addition to her roles as the Assistant to the County Administrator, Andrea became the Emergency Management Coordinator for Isle of Wight County in 2013. Andrea is an active member on a number of Regional and State Emergency Management Committees. She serves as the 1st Vice-Chair of the Hampton Roads Emergency Management Committee (HREMC), the Chair of the Hampton Roads Regional Catastrophic Planning Team (RCPT), and serves on the steering committee of the State Hurricane Evacuation Committee.

Originally from Isle of Wight County; Andrea Clontz received an Accounting Degree from VA Tech in 1989. After graduation from VA Tech, Andrea worked for Irving Burton Associates, a Washington DC management consulting firm, for six years. While working in Washington, Andrea served as an Auditor-in-Charge and worked on various contracts for the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Energy, HUD and the CIA.

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