Long term supervisor faces challenge in Accomack’s 2nd District

October 24, 2023
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Roger DeGeorges Ron Wolff

Pictured: Roger DeGeorges(left), Ron Wolff(right).

In District 2 in Northern Accomack County, incumbent Supervisor Ron Wolff is seeking a sixth term on the Board.  Wolff has served five times as vice chairman and five times as Board chairman.

In his time on the Board, Wolff has served as chairman of the Solid Waste Committee, the Eastern Shore Rail Trail Foundation and the Wallops Leadership Council.

Wolff has also served as the Chairman of the Eastern Shore of Virginia 911 Commission and also as a member of the Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission.

Wolff moved to the Eastern Shore in 1975 and taught social studies, US history and world history in Accomack County Schools. Wolff operated Wolff’s Sandwich Shoppe in Atlantic for 35 years.  He also has been a high school basketball and soccer referee in both Virginia and Maryland.

Wolff holds a bachelor’s degree in history and education from the University of Maryland College Park.

He and his wife Becky live in Assawoman.

Wolffe’s opponent, Roger DeGeorges is a retired businessman and moved to the Eastern Shore from the Washington DC area.  He has owned a home in Captain’s Cove for 10 years and recently moved here full time.

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DeGeorges has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business administration from Austin Peay University.  He worked at Phillip Morris  and as an independent seafood salesman in Oregon before returning to Washington working at a family owned rubber supply company where he would become a salesman, partner and an expert in the design and sales of conveyor systems and road construction supplies, mining, paper mills and power plants. DeGeorges comes from a long line of farmers and orchardists in Maryland.

DeGeorges and his wife Kathie live in Captain’s Cove.

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