County of Greensville, Virginia

Virginia’s Growth Alliance

Virginia's Growth Alliance

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Natalie B. Slate

Director of Economic Development


The Virginia's Growth Alliance (formerly, the TransTech Alliance) is a regional organization of six counties and one city that have come together to facilitate investment attraction and economic growth in the region. The localities includes the counties of Brunswick, Charlotte, Greensville, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, and Nottoway, and the City of Emporia. Although the initial major focus is on business recruitment, the organization is also creating strategies for entrepreneurship development, asset development, and leadership development.

Term of Office

2 years.


Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Southside Planning Commission Office.


Regional Members Appointment Term Start
Honorable Belinda D. Astrop Board of Supervisors Representative 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2021
Natalie Slate At-Large Representative 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2021
Dr. Charlette T. Woolridge County Administrator 08/09/2023 - 12/31/2023
Gary Cifers Alternate 08/09/2023- 12/31/2023


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