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Vice Mayor Treney Tweedy (At-large)
At the July 1, 2016, organizational meeting, City Council elected Council Member Tweedy as Vice Mayor for the 2016-2018 term.
Treney Tweedy is a native citizen of Lynchburg. She grew up in Rivermont, and is a graduate of E. C. Glass High School. Following graduation, she served as a Journalist in the United States Navy. After returning home, Treney graduated from Lynchburg College where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English.
Treney has lived in Lynchburg for the past 23 years and is an 18-year Timberlake resident (Richland Hills). She has three adult children and is the proud grandparent of an adorable grandson.
Treney has spent 22 years serving the citizens of Lynchburg. Treney served six years on the Lynchburg City School Board as a District 3 representative and served two of those years as the Vice Chairman of the Lynchburg City School Board.
Treney currently works as a Senior Director for Workforce Development and Community Engagement for Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, a non-profit organization which strives to help people and families in our community achieve a better life through work and independence. Treney’s career experience includes working for both public and private businesses, as well as higher education in the Lynchburg community.
Treney serves on the Step with Links Board, the Hill City Youth Football & Cheerleading Association Board and is a member of the Lynchburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has a strong Baptist faith and believes that helping others is a lifetime priority. She also enjoys home decorating, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Councilman Tweedy has been appointed to serve on the Lynchburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority, the Lynchburg Youth Services Advisory Board and the Horizon Behavioral Health Services Advisory Board. She also received a Gubernatorial appointment by Governor Terrence McAuliffe and currently serves on the New College Institute Board in Martinsville, VA.