Go Green Gloucester Advisory Committee


The Committee shall serve as the advisory body for the Board of Supervisors; the Committee shall determine, research, analyze, and propose methods for Gloucester County to promote and implement “green/sustainable” technology methods and practices within the County.

The County is thinking green and Public Works is taking steps to implement as many affordable green initiatives at County properties as funding permits.

  • Geothermal heat pumps have been installed at some historic court green buildings.
  • Many incandescent bulbs have been replaced with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and older T12 bulbs with magnetic ballasts are being replaced over time with electronic ballasts.
  • Mercury Vapor lamps at the Gloucester Point Fishing Pier have been replaced.
  • Nine buildings have been put on Direct Digital Controls (DDC) for their HVAC units, allowing them to be programmed for times of usage.
  • Parking Lot lights have been replaced with fluorescent bulbs.
  • Used motor oil from County vehicles is recycled.
  • Used office paper is recycled.


  • 7 p.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of every odd numbered month

Member Details

The committee shall include members to fill the following roles, Dominion Virginia Power Representative, 7 Gloucester Citizens, 2 Gloucester business owners, a real estate developer, 2 county staff representatives, as well as a liaison from the Board of Supervisors. Terms are for 2 years.

NamePositionPhoneEmailTerm Expiration
Henry Thompson, Chair
Citizen Representative

Email Henry Thompson
Phil Olekszyk
Local Business Owner Rep.
Email Phil Olekszyk
Doug DwoyerCitizen Rep.804-694-7541Email Doug Dwoyer12/31/2020
Bryan EsplinDominion Energy Rep.804-694-3024Email Bryan Esplin12/31/2019
Travis GibsonCitizen Rep.757-619-2644Email Travis Gibson12/31/2020
Daniel GuinnCitizen Rep.757-438-8624Email Daniel Guinn12/31/2019
Stephanie HarderCitizen Rep.202-578-8842Email Stephanie Harder12/31/2019
Carl HershnerLocal Business Owner Rep.804-694-0391Email Carl Hershner12/31/2019
Rachael HicksRealtor/Developer804-815-8166Email Rachael Hicks12/31/2019
Brenda Johnson-AsnicarCitizen Rep.757-846-0097Email Brenda Johnson-Asnicar12/31/2020
Kevin LandryStaff Rep.804-693-1217Email Kevin LandryN/A
Denise MoscaCitizen Rep.804-815-0661Email Denise Mosca7/31/2020
Robert "JJ" OrthBOS Representative804-693-4762Email Robert Orth12/31/2019
Brent PayneDirector of Engineering Services804-693-5480Email Brent PayneN/A

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Related Documents

Go Green Gloucester Advisory Committee Bylaws

More Information

For more information contact the Engineering Services Department at 804-693-5480.