mayor Government

Mayor Gene Teague

geneGene Teague was first appointed to City Council in Jan of 1994 and subsequently elected in 1996 and 2000. During this time, he served as vice mayor for 4 years and Mayor for 2 years. He took a voluntary break from Council and was reappointed in 2008 to fill an unexpired term and then again elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2016.

Contact Information
921 Hunting Ridge Rd
Martinsville, VA 24112
276 632-7655

Gene Teague has years of professional experience in Supply Chain management. He joined VF Sportswear's Martinsville distribution center in early 2002 after tenures with Tultex and VF Imagewear.
With Tultex, Teague served in a variety of management positions including Production & Inventory Management Director, General Manager of Product Service/Quality, and General Manager of Customer Service.

After Tultex shut down in 1999, Teague joined VF Imagewear, where he served as Manager of Planning & Customer Service until joining VF Sportswear in January 2002 and currently holds the position of Director of Business Planning.

Councilman Teague approaches his public service with education earned from the University of Virginia. Teague graduated the University in 1984, completing a Bachelor of Arts in American Government.

Since receiving his degree, Teague has continued his education, earning certifications in Production Inventory Management (CPIM), Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), and Certified Supply Chain Professional all by the APICS Society.

He has served on a variety of boards and commissions through out Martinsville and Henry County including the Chamber, CPEG, Strategic Advisory Committee, West Piedmont Planning District, CONTACT, Piedmont Dental Health Clinic, Martinsville Planning Commission, and the Collinsville Jaycees.

Teague is a deacon at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, where he has held various positions including chairman, treasurer, and youth Sunday school teacher.

Teague's wife, Sandi, is a licensed practical nurse for a Martinsville OB/GYN practice. Their daughter Sara is a graduate of Martinsville High School and Virginia Commonwealth University and resides in Charlotte, NC.

When not busy with civic matters, Teague enjoys running at lunch at YMCA and playing golf with friends.