Brenda K. Ebron-Bonner


Mrs. Ebron-Bonner grew up in Brunswick County, Virginia, and graduated from Brunswick County High School. Following graduation, Mrs. Ebron-Bonner attended Virginia State University where she majored in Sociology with a minor in Social Work. She moved to Dinwiddie County in 1993 upon marriage to her husband, Ben J. Bonner, Jr. Mrs. Ebron-Bonner retired from Central State Hospital in December 2022, after working in the Forensics Unit for 35 years as a Human Service Care Specialist.  As such, she is a staunch advocate for Mental Health.

In November 2019, Mrs. Ebron-Bonner was elected to her third term as District 5 Supervisor for Dinwiddie County and served as chair in 2016 and 2021.

Mrs. Ebron-Bonner is a member of First Baptist Church West Petersburg, where she serves as a Deacon. She previously served on the Board of Social Services for Dinwiddie County. Mrs. Ebron-Bonner is an active member of the Virginia Association of Counties and served as Chair of the Health and Human Services Steering Committee for three years. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Counties.  Mrs. Ebron-Bonner is Dinwiddie County’s representative on the District 19 Community Services Board, where she currently serves as Chair, and she is an ex-officio member of the James House Board of Directors. 

Mrs. Ebron-Bonner is a graduate of the Southside Regional Fellowship Program and was appointed during her second term in office, to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Committee for Children’s Services. She is a Virginia Housing Development Authority certified trainer and was awarded the Tri-Cities Regional Domestic Violence Taskforce Award. She is a previous member of West Petersburg Awareness Inc.

Mrs. Ebron-Bonner is a strong believer in faith, family, and community involvement. She has been instrumental in the County’s efforts to increase transparency and communication with stakeholders. She takes pride in being accessible to her constituents in the fifth district as well as Dinwiddie County as a whole.