Chickahominy District

Brent Helmick's biography

S. Brent Helmick was appointed by the Board of Supervisors on October 11, 2023 to fill the unexpired term of Angela Kelly-Wiecek, who resigned on October 6 to accept a position in State government.

Helmick is a Senior Security Solutions Architect for Verizon, where he has worked for 28 years. He is also a 24-year veteran of Virginia’s Army National Guard, currently serving as a Chief Warrant Officer.

Helmick was chosen by the Board from a field of 12 candidates. He will serve out the reminder of Kelly-Wiecek’s term, which ends December 31, 2023. The individual who will represent the district for a full four-year term will be elected on November 7 and will take office in January 2024.

Helmick and his wife Nicole have three sons, all of whom are Atlee graduates. The youngest is a junior at Liberty University, the alma mater of his brothers as well as his parents, who have been married for 28 years.