Krystal M. Onaitis, Deputy County Administrator
Ms. Onaitis began her duties as Deputy County Administrator on October 17, 2022. She comes to Goochland with just over a decade of local government experience, at the executive level. She has earned both her Bachelor's in Political Science and Master's in Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
She most recently served as City Manager for Covington, Virginia. In this position she oversaw all day-to-day operations, inclusive of public safety and utilities. She also led regional economic and community development efforts for the Alleghany Highlands during her tenure as City Manager, focusing on historic revitalization, site development and critical infrastructure.
Prior to Covington, Onaitis worked for the City of Richmond, serving in the Mayor’s Office as an advisor, in the Department of Public Works specializing in performance management and strategic planning, ultimately working for the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Operations leading various city-wide projects and programs.
- Oversee the operations of the organization
- Serve the needs of the Board of Supervisors, and follow up on all pertinent matters
- Advance the Board's strategic priorities, working in collaboration with internal and external customers
- Present and monitor the annual report card of success indicators for the Strategic Plan
- Conduct and analyze the citizen satisfaction survey
- Promote transparency - issue Board agenda packets, maintain minutes and video/audio recordings of public meetings, provide spending details through the online check register, publish detailed annual budget documents, present detailed quarterly budget projections, etc.
- Answer requests of citizens and businesses, including responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
- Maintain AAA credit rating
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