Mrs. Logan has a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Management and a Graduate Certificate in Public Management from Shenandoah University. Mrs. Logan will begin her new position with the County effective February 1, 2021. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of former Deputy County Administrator Robert “Bob” Childress, effective August 31, 2020.
Mrs. Logan began working for Warren County in December 2001 when she was hired as a Planner I in the Department of Planning and Zoning. In July 2004, Mrs. Logan accepted a promotion to the position of Deputy Planning Director. Effective July 2008, Mrs. Logan was further promoted to the position of Planning Director, where she has ably served for the past thirteen (13) years. During her tenure with the County, she has been involved in the past two County-wide Comprehensive Plan updates and numerous updates to the County’s Capital Improvement Plan. She currently serves as the County’s Subdivision Administrator, the Conservation Easement Program Administrator, and the Deputy Zoning Administrator. She is the lead staff support for the Planning Commission, Well and Septic Appeals Board, Development Review Committee, Agricultural and Forestal District Committee, and the Joint Tourism Committee. Her duties have also included the review and approval of all industrial, commercial, and residential site plans.
Cheryl Cullers, Warren County Board of Supervisors Chair, stated, “I am very pleased with the selection of Mrs. Logan as the Deputy County Administrator. Mrs. Logan brings not only a wealth of experience and knowledge to this position, but also the integrity and professionalism that are of absolute importance to the position and our community. I believe Mrs. Logan is and will be a solid part of the foundation of trust and accountability on which we are rebuilding our government agency.”
Ed Daley, Interim County Administrator, stated, “Mrs. Logan’s extensive training and experience has provided many benefits to Warren County and has prepared her for this position. We are especially fortunate to have her as part of the Warren County staff.”
Delores Oates, North River Supervisor, was part of the interview and selection panel for the Deputy County Administrator position. Mrs. Oates stated, “Taryn Logan’s appointment to the position of Deputy County Administrator bodes well for the future of Warren County. Mrs. Logan has dedicated her professional career to our community, and her experience as Director of Planning serves as a strong foundation for this role. Mrs. Logan’s commitment to creating a Warren County where our citizens and our young people can work, play, and live is obvious in her enthusiasm and work ethic. We are fortunate she is serving our County!”
Regarding her appointment as Deputy County Administrator, Mrs. Logan said, “I am thankful for this opportunity and I am looking forward to continuing to serve the citizens of the community in this new role.”
The Warren County Administration Office is located in the Warren County Government Center at 220 N Commerce Avenue, Suite 100, telephone (540) 636-4600. Office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.