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Tedd Povar

Tedd Povar
Associate Director, Institute of Government

Tedd Povar is Associate Director of the Virginia Institute of Government.  A former city manager, Tedd's primary responsibility is satisfying the Institute's "technical assistance" core function.  Starting in 1997, he created and now runs the Email Broadcast Information Service, commonly known as "EBIS", a simple but highly effective way for member localities to get information and assistance from other localities across the state.  This popular service has addressed over 3,000 separate topics since its inception. In addition to constant oversight of EBIS, Tedd manages the Institute's on-line compensation survey system (CSS), and handles member support administration and other assignments for the Virginia Local Government Management Association. His position's list of "other responsibilities" is long and varied, primarily focused on a wide range of requests from local government administrators and staff, and other local and state agencies.

Tedd is a graduate of Lake Forest College (BA in Political Science) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (MPA).  He worked for 20 years in city management prior to joining the Institute.


General local government administration
Municipal finance

Major Projects: 

Technical assistance - Virginia Institute of Government
Member relations


B.A., Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


City Manager, Greenacres, FL
City Manager, Emporia, VA
VLGMA, member since 1978
ICMA, member since 1974

Mailing Address: 

11 South 12th StreetSuite 225Richmond, VA 32319

Location/delivery address: 

11 South 12th StreetSuite 225Richmond, VA 32319