Marshall 2005

old salem meeting house  Marshall Utd Methodist crop

"A Town that Works "
July 13, 2005
Marshall United Methodist Church Social Hall
Marshall, VA
8:30am to 3:30pm

The fourth annual RRRC Living Towns Planning Workshop was held on July 13, 2005 in the Village of Marshall and provided insightful and entertaining discourse on the theme of the workshop - A Town that Works. Three panels of speakers discussed wide-ranging topics, including Grassroots Capacity Building, Bicycle/Pedestrian Corridor Suitability Assessments and Traffic Calming strategies. Meeting attendees were also given an opportunity to join the Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation for a walking tour around the village of Marshall and the day ended with a reception at the Fauquier Heritage & Preservation Foundation Building in Marshall.

Presentation materials are available for selected panelists below. All files are in .pdf format.

Welcome & Introductions
  • Dr. Norris Royston, Marshall District Citizens Planning Committee
  • Harry Atherton, Vice Chair, Fauquier County Board of Supervisors

Panel #1

  • Moderator: Rick Carr, Fauquier County Planning Director
  • Jack LaMonica, Chair, Fauquier County Architectural Review Board (presentation)
  • Susan Van Wagoner, Executive Director, Route 50 Corridor Coalition
  • Charlie Moore, Town Manager, Mount Jackson, VA (presentation)

Panel #2

  • Moderator: Peter Schwartz, Marshall District Citizens Planning Committee
  • Ursula Lemanski, Manager, NPS Rivers & Trails Conservation Assistance Program (presentation)
  • Liz Belcher, Greenway Coordinator, Roanoke County (presentation)
  • Jennifer Toole, President, Toole Design Group (presentation)

Panel #3

  • Moderator: Bob Sinclair, President, Fauquier Heritage & Preservation Foundation
  • Paul Lawrence, Marshall District Citizens Planning Committee (presentation)
  • Kevin Fry, President, Scenic America
  • Rebecca Abecassis, Engineering Technician, VDOT Culpeper District (presentation)
  • Doug Stanley, Warren County Administrator/Planning Director (presentation)


  • Joan Fries, President, Marshall Business & Residents Association

Sponsoring Organizations
  • Marshall Business & Residents Association
  • Fauquier County
  • Marshall National Bank & Trust Company
  • Fauquier Heritage & Preservation Foundation
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission