Delegate Terry Kilgore
Delegate Terry G. Kilgore has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the citizens of the 1st legislative district, since he was first elected in 1993. As Delegate, Terry represents Scott and Lee Counties, part of Wise County, and the City of Norton. In 2022, Terry was elected to serve as the House Majority Leader. He also serves as a member of the House Committees on Courts of Justice, Commerce and Energy, and Rules. He is the Vice Chair of the Commerce and Energy Committee.
Terry serves on various boards and organizations in the Commonwealth, including the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, the Coal and Energy Commission, and the Southwest Virginia Health Authority. He also serves on the Appalachian Region Interstate Compact Commission, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation, Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center and the Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium.
Terry and his wife, Debbie, reside in Gate City, Virginia in Scott County. They have two grown children, Kayla and Kyle. They also recently welcomed their first grandchild, Nola. He practices law in Gate City and serves as the Rector of the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, VA.