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William E. "Bill" Moody, Jr., Councilman

William E. "Bill" Moody, Jr., CouncilmanPERSONAL

  • Married 43 years to Mary Catterton Moody

  • Three Children: Cynthia, Bill III, Ashton


  • City Council Liaison to City Council Personnel Committee
  • City Council Liaison to Portsmouth Port & Industrial Commission
  • City Council Liaison to Midtown
  • City Council Liaison to Hotels, Motels & Lodging Facilities
  • City Council Liaison to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
  • City Council Liaison to n’Telos Amphitheater
  • Co-Chair to Community Meetings Organizing Committee
  • Mosquito Control Task Force: Chairman
  • Virginia Municipal League, Community & Economic Development Policy Committee
  • Honorary Member Police Emerald Society
  • Former Executive Board Member, Southeastern Virginia American Red Cross Chapter
  • Former Chairman, Portsmouth Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board Member, Hampton Roads Transit


  • RDS Recycling & Disposal Solutions
  • Veteran United States Air Force
  • Real Estate Licensee Commonwealth of Virginia


  • Elected to Portsmouth City Council 1998
  • Re-elected to Portsmouth City Council 2002, 2006, 2010
  • Appointed Vice Mayor 2004-2006/2008-2010


  • Graduate of Western Branch High School
  • U.S. Air Force Loadmaster Flight School Graduate
  • Graduate of Alpha Real Estate College
  • Graduate of Dale Carnegie Public Speaking Course
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