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Rebecca Owens
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
  • CPMT

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 currently represents the County on boards including Roanoke Valley Resource Authority, Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority, Community Policy and Management Team, and the Local Finance Board.

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.