Doug Perry

Board of Supervisors
Title: Supervisor, Smith River District
Phone: 276-952-5420 (Cell)
Doug Perry

Term Expires

December 21, 2025


3773 Mill House Road
Woolwine, VA 24185

About Doug

Born and raised in Woolwine, graduated from Patrick County High School in 1989. Entered Active Duty Army in 1990 where I was stationed in The 3rd U.S. Infantry the Old Guard performing full honor firing parties in Arlington Cemetery and various ceremonies at the White House and Pentagon.

During Desert Storm I served in a training force training tank units to go to Saudi. In 1994 I separated from Active Duty moved back to Woolwine and joined the Virginia Army National Guard.

In 1997 Joined the Patrick County Sheriff's Office as a Road Deputy. In 2000 I became the first School Resource Officer and along with EMS developed the School's first NIMS compliant Critical Incident Crises Management plan.

2003 to 2004 I was deployed to Iraq as transportation driving tractor trailers across country hauling supplies.

2006 I went full time with the Virginia Army National Guard Counterdrug Taskforce while remaining with the Sheriff's Office as an Auxiliary Officer.

2014 I was honored with Distinguished Patrick Countian Award With Counterdrug I supported Communities across the State and Country with operational and organizational processes and strategies empowering them to address and reduce substance abuse and increase drug prevention in their community.

I instructed Transportation, Rappel Master, a TAC NCO at the Officer Candidate School and Civil Operations for the National Guard. I served as the 1ST Sargent for a Chemical Company and retired as a Master Sargent with a total of 31 years of service and am now back serving as a Road Deputy with the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.

I have a wife, Linda and two kids Sarah and Jason that are pursuing and excelling in their own careers.


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