The Town Clerk is appointed by the Town Council and is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of all Council records and other official municipal documents. The Town Clerk also serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Town Manager and serves as the Town's FOIA Officer.
The Town Clerk attends all Town Council meetings and is responsible for agendas and minutes. The Town Clerk also acts as the custodian of the official Town seal.
The Town Clerk is responsible for various other duties within the Town including:
Mrs. Wendy J. Chewning, MMC, has been the Town Clerk for the Town of Orange since January of 2001. Mrs. Chewning is a member of the Virginia Municipal Clerk's Association and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.