W. Canova Peterson's Biography
W. Canova Peterson was elected as the Mechanicsville District Supervisor in November 2011. He served as Chairman in 2013 and 2019. He serves on the following board committees: Facility Space Needs, Finance and Legislative (alternate). He also serves on the Rules Committee and the Safety and Security Committee. He represents Hanover County on the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) and the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO).
An architect, Mr. Peterson has lived in Hanover County for over 45 years and has been active in community service with many organizations including the Hanover County Rotary Club, Mechanicsville Ruritan Club, Memorial Regional Medical Center Community Advisory Board, American Legion Post 175 and V.F.W. Post 9808.