The authors spoke at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers on March 17, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. The program was moderated by Charlottesville Tomorrow Executive Director Brian Wheeler. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.
Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Brian Wheeler speaking before the November 9, 2011 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia.
The day after the local elections for Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle Supervisors, Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Brian Wheeler will break down the results and get you engaged in a discussion about what it means for the future of the community. How will these elections shape our transportation future, our water supply, our rural landscapes, and our city?
Brian Wheeler was hired as Charlottesville Tomorrow’s first Executive Director in July 2005. Mr. Wheeler has lived in the Charlottesville-Albemarle region since 1984. He represented the community as an elected member of the Albemarle County School Board during 2004-2010. During 1998-2005, Mr. Wheeler served as Chief Information Officer at SNL Financial, a leading provider of data to Wall Street. Prior to that, he was employed at the W. Alton Jones Foundation, a private family foundation that focused on grant making supporting environmental and international security projects. Mr. Wheeler received a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in May 1990. Brian and his wife Jean have two children and currently live in Ivy, Virginia.
Charlottesville Tomorrow is a community news platform covering growth, development, and local politics. It connects local residents with vital information for making informed choices about our community’s future. Through a partnership with The Daily Progress, the first of its kind in the nation, Charlottesville Tomorrow’s reporting is now a regular feature in the pages of the local newspaper of record.
8.23.10- Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, joins Coy live in studio. Today’s topics include the Albemarle School System, Albemarle County’s budget, Citizens for A Sustainable Water Supply Plan Press Conference, and the proposal for the new Downtown Mall in Crozet.
8.9.10- Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, discusses his resignation from the Albemarle School Board with Coy Barefoot. Topics included Brian’s hopes for the future of the School Board.
7.12.10- Brian Wheeler, of Charlottesville Tomorrow, updates Coy Barefoot on growth and development for the county. Topics include the best pie in the state, the Board of Supervisor’s Action Plan for economic growth, and possible traffic patterns for the 250 bypass and 29.
6.23.10- Brian Wheeler, the executive director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, gives Coy the latest news on growth and development in the community. Today’s topics include the latest dredging news and what will happen with the re-zoning of Albemarle Place.