Spaulding holds a B.S. in paralegal studies from Liberty University and is a registered Notary Public in Virginia. Additionally, she is a Director of the Local Government Paralegals Association and is a member of the Association for Legal Professionals.
Spaulding has a diverse professional background in customer service and banking and has served as paralegal for the Town of Blacksburg since 2018. In this capacity she was a liaison for the town attorney and the town clerk on agenda-related items for the town council and was responsible for the preparation of resolutions, ordinances, and other legal documents during her tenure.
“Lorraine has been a delight to work with,” said Blacksburg Mayor Leslie Hager-Smith. “As she steps into this new role, I look forward to the contributions she is sure to make.”
“I’m grateful and humbled by this opportunity to serve the mayor, the town council and the citizens of Blacksburg,” said Spaulding. “I am fortunate to have spent the past three years working for such a wonderful organization and am honored to accept the position of town clerk.“
Spaulding will assume her duties as town clerk on Aug. 1, 2021.