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Bébhinn C. Egger

Bébhinn Cecilia Egger was elected to the Front Royal Town Council on November 4th 2014, and took office on January 1st 2015.

Councilman Egger’s family moved to Front Royal in 1991, when she was four years old.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in violin performance from Eastern Mennonite University, where she was also a four-year member of the women’s basketball team.  On returning to Front Royal after college, she began her own business teaching Suzuki violin lessons while also volunteering as an assistant girls’ basketball coach at Skyline High School. In 2012, Councilman Egger graduated from Shenandoah Conservatory with a Master of Music degree in violin performance.  She currently teaches Suzuki violin lessons from her Chester Street studio in downtown Front Royal, and is a freelance performer throughout the area.

Councilman Egger is a parishioner of Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.  She is a volunteer at the Front Royal Pregnancy Center, and an alto in the Blue Ridge Singers.  She lives at 721 Campbell Circle.



William Sealock

Councilman, William “Bill” Sealock was born in Front Royal as many of his relatives worked at the FMC (Avtex facility) but raised in Winchester, Virginia. He has many job experiences over his employment years. He was educated at Handley High School, Virginia Tech, and University of Virginia. His life experiences include a Marine Corps retirement, educator, and working at manufacturing facilities to include Avtex Fibers and Rubbermaid as a project manager. He went to Iraq and Afghanistan as a government contractor for M. C. Dean and operations manager prior to retirement in 2013. He has been married to Carol Luttrell Sealock for 50 years, and they have three children (Amy, David, Daniel) and five grandchildren with the sixth on the way in December 2016.


Jacob Meza

Jacob Meza currently works as the Director of Valley Health’s Urgent Care and Occupational Health program.  He received his master’s degree in business administration from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas and his undergraduate degree in political science and economics from Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia.   Jacob lived in Front Royal from 2001-2005 while attending Christendom College, and then returned to Front Royal to be closer to family in 2010, when he started his career with Valley Health.

Jacob is a member of the Virginia Medical Group Management Association, American College of Medical Practice Executives, Knights of Columbus Council 7771, and is a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church in Front Royal.

In 2015, Jacob celebrated 10 years of marriage to his wife Jessica, who teaches at John the XXIII Montessori School.  They reside on Imboden Dr. where they raise their four children, Rose, Samuel, Benjamin, and Grace.



Eugene R. Tewalt

Eugene R. Tewalt was elected to the Front Royal Town Council July 1, 2012. Previously he served on the Town Council from 2000 – 2004, 2006 – 2008 and as the Mayor of Front Royal from 2008 – 2010. 

Councilman Tewalt has lived in Front Royal since 1974. Councilman Tewalt is retired from the Town of Front Royal after 25 years, serving as The Director of Public Works/Engineer and he worked for the Virginia Department Transportation as a Surveyor. He has a degree in Civil Engineering and a Certificate in Highway Engineering. Mr. Tewalt has served on the Virginia Department of Transportation Bridge Task Force Team and has been a member of the Front Royal Rotary Club for 25 years. He and wife are members of the Front Royal Church of Christ. Councilman Tewalt is an abet reader and enjoys playing golf. 

Councilman Tewalt and his wife Juanita of 50 years, reside at 1032 Wine Street and have two children (Angela and Tim) and three grandsons.


John P. Connolly

John P. Connolly is serving his first term on the Front Royal Town Council and took office on January 1, 2015.

Councilman Connolly received his undergraduate degree in English Language & Literature from Christendom College and a Masters of Library & Information Studies from the University of Alabama. He is employed as a librarian for the National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, Virginia. Councilman Connolly is a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Front Royal. He resides on Duncan Avenue with his wife, Sheila, and their three children. ​



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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 January 2017 18:33 )