Joseph N. Quesenberry
Joseph N. Quesenberry was appointed to the role of Town Manager in November of 2016. Serving prior roles at Patrick County, Richmond County, and for the Virginia Municipal League and Virginia House of Delegates, Quesenberry brings a broad range of knowledge and skills to Warsaw. He is a 2013 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he graduated with Honors from the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. Quesenberry also serves on the Virginia Local Government Managers Association Executive Committee and Professional Development Committee, the Warsaw - Richmond County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Warsaw Richmond County Main Street Program, the Warsaw Rotary Club, and is an officer of the Phi Kappa Psi Central Virginia Alumni Association. During his tenure, Warsaw has underwent a $6,000,000 revitalization and was selected as the winner of the Virginia Municipal League's 2019 Innovation Award for Economic Development, 2022 Innovation Award for Environmental Quality, and of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development's 2021 Best Downtown Revitalization Award.
The Town Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town. The Manager is the Town's Chief Administrative Officer and head of Public Safety, coordinating the efforts of the Town's police, public works, marketing, planning, zoning, and economic development departments. The Town Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Warsaw Town Council. The Town Manager is responsible for developing the Town's annual budget and overseeing the preparation of the monthly Council agenda and other communications for consideration by the Town Council.