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Rebecca E. Owens
Rebecca E. Owens
Rebecca E. Owens
Assistant County Administrator
Telephone: (540) 772-2004
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Assistant County Administrator Rebecca E. Owens has direct responsibility for several Roanoke County departments, including: 
  • Communication and Information Technology
  • Finance
  • General Services
  • Libraries
  • Real Estate Valuation

Ms. Owens also serves as a liaison to the following external agencies and constitutional offices:
  • Roanoke County Public Schools
  • Treasurer
  • Commissioner of the Revenue
  • Elections

Rebecca Owens served as Roanoke County’s Director of Finance from 2003 until 2019 where she held responsibility for oversight of Accounting, Purchasing, Payroll, Risk Management, Debt Management, Grant Management and Financial Systems. Prior to coming to Roanoke County in 2000, Owens worked for the City of Salem in the Finance Department.

Owens is currently appointed to represent Roanoke County on several agency boards and committees, including the Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT), the Local Finance Board, the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority, South Peak Community Development Authority, and the Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority.

Owens holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Roanoke College. She is professionally active as a member of the Government Finance Officers’ Association and Virginia Government Finance Officers’ Association, where she served as President in 2006-2007.