City Council - First Ward

Les Veach Vice-President
Elected to Council: 2008
Term Expires: 2020
Vice-President

217 South Washington Street
47 West Jubal Early Drive (Work)

(540) 323-7242 Phone
(540) 667-9900 Work Phone

Mr. Veach is a local small business owner, operating his State Farm Insurance Agency since 1991. He was elected to the Common Council in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016. Mr. Veach was voted Vice-Mayor in 2013 and Vice-President in 2018. Mr. Veach graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Mr. Veach lives in Ward 1 with his wife, Sabra, and three children.

Community Involvement

  • Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival - Apple Club Chair, 2009-present
  • Kiwanis Club - Member, 2014-present
  • Opequon Presbyterian Church - Sunday School Teacher, 2006-present
  • Exchange Club - Member, 2003-2010 and Treasurer and Exchangite of the Year, 2006-2007
Bill Wiley
Elected to Council: 2014
Term Expires: 2018
President

703 South Stewart Street

(540) 327-0449 Phone

Mr. Wiley is the Business Development Manager for Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. and also an Associate Broker with OakCrest Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Wiley was elected to the Common Council in 2014, voted Vice-President in 2015 and President in 2018. Prior to being elected to City Council, Mr. Wiley served for five years on the Winchester Planning Commission and was Chairman for the last three years. Mr. Wiley graduated from George Mason University with a Master’s in Education and a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics.