Robert Seward

Robert Seward

Councilperson

Councilman Robert Seward has lived in Dayton since 2010 with his wife, Amanda, and 4 sons, Caleb, Cole, Chase, and Cayden. He was born in Rockingham County and grew up just outside the Dayton town limits. After getting married, he moved out of Dayton, but then moved back in 2010 when their children were in middle school as they missed the community aspect and wanted their children to experience that.

Amanda is employed at James Madison University; His oldest son Caleb is an EMT, his son Cole graduated from JMU in 2020 and lives in Charlottesville with his wife, Caitlin. Chase is starting JMU this fall, and his youngest son Cayden is a Junior at Turner Ashby. He is the National Sales Manager for SONARAY LED lighting and Hyve Indoor Farming Systems since 2015 in Verona. Prior to this, he was the business development executive for a large electrical contractor in Central Virginia and started their Energy Solutions division.

He also enjoys giving back to the community and had been a volunteer Fire Fighter since 2000 until health issues ended that possibility, he had been Lieutenant as highest rank before leaving. He enjoys spending time with his boys and camping with their three dogs.  (Term expires 12/31/2024)

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Councilperson
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