The Manassas Business Council (MBC) is composed of nine members who are appointed by Manassas City Council and serve staggered, four-year terms. MBC is charged with serving as an advisory group to City Council and City staff to:

  • advance the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan,
  • recommend actions to improve the environment for new and expanding businesses, and
  • make recommendations on business-related issues before City Council.

The most recent MBC minutes are available online following approval.



Carmela Patrick Chair

Ross W. Snare, IV Vice Chair

Nicholas J. Pascale Secretary

Bennett C. Whitlock, III Member

Sean Porter Member

James L. Rudzenski Member

Sartaj S. Randhawa Member

Christian C. Gilligan Member

Scott D. Hepburn Member