Organization of Virginia State Government

The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office publishes the state government organizational chart, a resource for Virginians to identify the agencies that report to the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government. Each agency has its own org chart and a link to its website. You may also wish to see the Report of the Secretary of the Commonwealth for additional information about state government.

For more information contact:
Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
Post Office Box 2454
Richmond, Virginia 23218-2454
804-786-2441

Legislative Branch

General Assembly
Auditor of Public Accounts
Division of Capitol Police
Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission
Division of Legislative Automated Systems
Division of Legislative Services

Judicial Branch

Supreme Court of Virginia
Court of Appeals
Circuit Courts
Virginia State Bar
Board of Bar Examiners
Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission
Indigent Defense Commission
Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission

Independent Agencies

Virginia College Savings Plan
Virginia Lottery
Virginia Retirement System
State Corporation Commission
Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems Authority
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Executive Branch

Office of the Attorney General Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Governor of Virginia
Office of the Inspector General
Chief of Staff
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
Secretary of Administration
  • Compensation Board
  • Department of Elections
  • Department of General Services
  • Department of Human Resource Management
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services
  • Department of Forestry
  • Virginia Racing Commission
Secretary of Commerce and Trade
  • Board of Accountancy
  • Virginia Employment Commission
  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Department of Labor and Industry
  • Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
  • Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
  • Virginia Resources Authority
  • Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission
  • Virginia Tourism Authority
  • Virginia Economic Development Partnership
  • Virginia Housing Development Authority
  • Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Secretary of the Commonwealth Secretary of Education
  • Virginia Community College System
  • Virginia Commission for the Arts
  • Christopher Newport University
  • State Council of Higher Education
  • Department of Education
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
  • George Mason University
  • Gunston Hall
  • James Madison University
  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Library of Virginia
  • Longwood University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Radford University
  • Richard Bland College
  • The Science Museum of Virginia
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind
  • Virginia State University
  • The College of William and Mary
  • New College Institute
  • Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
Secretary of Finance
  • Department of Accounts
  • Department of Planning and Budget
  • Department of Taxation
  • Department of the Treasury
Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
  • Office of Children's Services
  • Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • State Department of Health
  • Department of Health Professions
  • Department of Medical Assistance Services
  • Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
  • Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
  • Department of Social Services
  • Foundation for Healthy Youth
  • Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority
Secretary of Natural Resources
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Department of Environmental Quality
  • Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
  • Department of Historic Resources
  • Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • Marine Resources Commission
Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security
  • Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services
  • Department of Emergency Management
  • Department of Fire Programs
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Department of Military Affairs
  • Virginia Parole Board
  • Department of State Police
  • Department of Forensic Science
  • Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council
Secretary of Technology
  • Virginia Information Technologies Agency
  • Innovative Technology Authority
Secretary of Transportation
  • Department of Aviation
  • Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Virginia Port Authority
  • Office of Public-Private Partnerships
  • Department of Rail and Public Transportation
  • Department of Transportation
  • Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority
Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs
  • Department of Veterans Services