HARRISONBURG — The city of Staunton has named Billy Vaughn, Rockingham County’s assistant administrator, its new economic development director.
The city announced the hire Thursday afternoon.
Vaughn, 59, is an Augusta County native who has lived in Staunton for about 40 years. He’s worked for Rockingham County since 1994, starting as its planning director until moving up to assistant county administrator last year.
“I’m going to miss the folks here,” Vaughn said Friday. “I’ve been part of a big family here.”
He starts in Staunton on Sept. 15. Vaughn’s last day in the county is Aug. 29.