Boards and Commissions

Board of Architectural Review


The Board of Architectural Review (BAR) is tasked with the review and approval of requests for Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior improvements of property located within the Town's Historic District.


The BAR consists of five members appointed by Town Council for a four-year term.  All members of the BAR must be a resident of the Town, own a business within the district, or own property within the district.  At least one member of the BAR shall have professional training or equivalent experience in architecture, history, architectural history, archaeology, or planning.  At least three members shall be owners of a business or own property within the district.  One member of the BAR may be a Town Planning Commission member.    

Theo van Groll, Chair
Ph: 540-832-7887 
Term expires January 1, 2026
 Rachel Harbin
  Ph:  515-315-0368
  Term expires December 31, 2027
Will Stewart, Vice-Chair
Ph: 540-832-7659
Term expires January 1, 2026
  Sonja "Sunnie" Capelle
  Ph: 540-832-9092
  Term expires December 31, 2026 

Sharon Hujik 
Ph: 914-261- 4180
Term Expires December 31, 2027 

Meeting Schedule

  • 6:00 pm 
  • First Wednesday of the month
  • Second floor of Town Hall, 112 South Main Street
Becoming a Member
The Town Clerk maintains a list of individuals interested in serving the community.  If you are interested in serving on the Town of Gordonsville Board of Architectural Review, please contact Janet Jones, Town Clerk, for an application.