Councilwoman Eleanor W. Brown

Time on Council

  • 1st Term: July 1, 2018
  • Term expires: June 30, 2022
  • Salary: $23,000

Family                                  

  • William T. “Bill” Brown, husband           
  • Carter “Darden” Barrett Jr., son

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1981
  • Juris Doctor degree, University of Richmond, Richmond, Va., 1985
  • Master of Laws in taxation, Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1987.

Other Political Offices

  • none

Professional/Military Experience 

Attorney at law, 33 years

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Chairman, Virginia Outdoors Foundation (November 2017–present)
  • Virginia Outdoors Foundation, member, board of trustees (gubernatorial appointee, July 1, 2016 – present)
  • Virginia Board of Historic Resources member (gubernatorial appointee, July 1, 2015-June 2016)
  • Chair, Hampton Economic Development Authority (City Council appointee, January 2016-July 2018)
  • Vice chair, Hampton Economic Development Authority (City Council appointee, January 2015-January 2016)
  • Hampton Economic Development Authority (City Council appointee, 2017-present)
  • Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (City Council appointee, 2017-present)
  • Chair, Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (City Council appointee, 2007-2014)
  • H2O Community Development Authority (City Council appointee, 2008-2017)
  • Hampton First, citizen appointment (2012-2018)
  • Foundation for Virginia’s Natural Resources Board of Trustees, Treasurer (gubernatorial appointee, 2006-2011)
  • Virginia Bar Association Community Service Council (Dean’s appointee, 2004)
  • Pro Bono Participant in Leave a Legacy, Christopher Newport University (May 2003)
  • President, Peninsula Estate Planning Council (2001-2002)
  • Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council (City Council appointee, 1992-1993)
  • Peninsula Estate Planning Council (1989-present)
  • Junior League of Hampton Roads (1986-present); chair, endowment
  • Virginia Living Museum Capital Campaign Committee
  • Hampton Yacht Club, board member (2011-2014)
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Newport News (Virginia) Bar Association
  • Hampton (Virginia) Bar Association
  • Huntington Garden Club
  • Merrimac Garden Club (president, 2015-2016)
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, Hampton, Virginia