Some of my achievements include:

Public Safety

  • Created reserve funding for critical equipment needed for Public Safety
  • Supported hiring more Police, Fire and EMS
  • Supported competitive pay and professional development

Economic Development

  • Negotiated funds to expand and improve the Chesterfield Airport and the Chesterfield County Complex
  • Supported stronger sustainable neighborhood projects and fought against landfills
  • Promoted the workforce development program in Chesterfield and the region
  • Supported strong financial management resulting in a triple-AAA rating for the county

Excellence in Education

  • Championed several development projects that included a new Beulah Elementary School
  • Supported additional funding for salary increases for teachers
  • Continued building strong bonds with the School Board and increase cooperation and transparency

Regional Transportation Issues

  • Supported improving our roads and infrastructure
  • Supported transportation needs for all citizens 
  • Supported more sidewalks and lights within communities


 As your Dale Supervisor, I will continue to support: Public Safety, Economic Development, Excellence in Education and Regional Transportation Issues. 




James “Jim” Holland was re-elected as the Dale District Supervisor in November 2015, and began his third term of four years on January 1, 2016. He was elected as the Board’s Vice Chairman in 2010. He was elected as the Board’s Chairman in 2014.

Mr. Holland has been a resident of Chesterfield County since 1987. Born in Gates, North Carolina, he received a Master's in Business Administration in 1980 from North Carolina Central University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Fayetteville State University in 1979, with honors


Education & Employment

Mr. Holland volunteered to serve in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from June 1972 until December 1974, in the 18th Airborne Corp, 118th Military Police company as a Paratrooper and Military Policeman during the de-escalation of the Vietnam War. He also volunteered to serve in Vietnam and for Airborne School.

Mr. Holland is the President of Holland and Company, CPA located in Chesterfield County. He is retired from Philip Morris USA International. He is also a Professor of Accounting and CPA Advisor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Mr. Holland was appointed by Governors McDonnell and McAuliffe to serve on the Virginia Board of Accountancy from 2013 to 2017, and he was appointed to serve on the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Ethics and Continuing Professional Education Committees from 2014 to 2017. He was also appointed by Governors Warner and Kaine to the Board of Commissioners, Virginia Public School Authority from 2002 to 2008 and was appointed by Governor Kaine as Chairman in 2008.


Community Involvement

He is a member of the Chesterfield Democratic Party and is an active member in several organizations, including American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Virginia Society of CPAs. Mr. Holland has been active in many civic organizations including Chesterfield County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Task Force, Parent-Teacher Association, Chesterfield County Council of PTAs as District Vice President, President of Jacobs Athletic Association and Treasurer of Manchester High School Band Boosters Club. He is also a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at First Baptist Church Centralia. Mr. Holland serves as Chair of the Supervisory Committee of the Virginia Credit Union.

James “Jim” Holland, Dale District Supervisor



Mr. Holland and his wife, Judith, a retired teacher for Chesterfield County Public Schools, have two children, both of whom graduated from Chesterfield County Public Schools and are college graduates.


Committee Appointments / Regional Assignments

  • Capital Region Airport Commission
  • Capital Region Workforce Partnership Chief Local Elected Officials Consortium
  • County-Schools Liaison Committee
  • Richmond Region Tourism Board
  • Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
  • Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization
  • Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Board of Directors



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