About Chris Snead

Chris is a proud mother and an awesome grandmother! She has worked for the City of Hampton for 34 years starting as a clerk typist and retiring as budget director. She has been a dedicated and forward-thinking member of the Hampton City Council since 2012. Chris knows that experience matters in leading and building Hampton’s future!

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Professional Affiliations

  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission - appointed by Governor McAuliffe - serves on Finance, Toll, and Renewable Energy Committees
  • Virginia First Cities - Former Chair
  • Virginia Municipal League Finance Committee - former chair and Legislative Committee
  • Hampton Roads Regional Jail - Former Chair
  • Hampton Finance Committee - Chair
  • Redevelopment and Housing Authority - City Liaison
  • Served on Hampton Planning Commission - certified planning commissioner
  • Served on Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
  • Served on Hampton Federal Area Development Authority (FADA)
  • Sister Cities of Hampton Board Member - City Liaison
  • YH Thomas Community Center Board Member.


Increasing access to safe, affordable, quality, and diverse housing options by improving neighborhood conditions and amenities


Investing in opportunities that yield new revenue, a thriving and diverse local economy, stable and high-quality jobs, and shared prosperity


 Collaborating with public and private partners to expand resources and supportive networks that reduce poverty, improve learning and earning potential, and strengthen and stabilize working families while preparing them for higher opportunities in housing, education, employment, savings, etc.


 Embracing water as an economic growth and quality of life asset, while developing the infrastructure to better respond to sea-level rise, flooding, storm water management and related issues


Enhancing relationships, proactive strategies, training, response times, and other activities that keep Hampton safe from crime, weather events, and other occurrences that threaten the well-being of the public

Become a supporter

Your vote on May 19, 2020 and financial contribution will help Chris continue her work in building Hampton’s future.

Contact us and stay connected

The Friends of Chris Snead
110 Coliseum Xing #201
Hampton, VA 23666


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