Supervisor Greg Benton was first elected to represent the Livingston District on the Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors in 2016. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technologies from East Carolina University as well as a Post Baccalaureate in Public Safety from Virginia Commonwealth University. The Spotsylvania native is a licensed pilot and dive instructor and holds associate’s degrees in aviation and police science. Benton served as a Spotsylvania firefighter from 2012 until his retirement in 2017. Prior to that, he worked for the Culpeper Sheriff’s Office and rose to the rank of Captain with the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office, having worked there almost 20 years. Benton and wife Suuzy, a nurse with Spotsylvania County Schools, reside on their Spotsylvania farm and have 12 children and one granddaughter.