Molly Ward

Former Mayor / Hampton, VA

Molly Ward is the former mayor of Hampton, Virginia where she served from 2008 to 2013. She was appointed as Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources by Governor Terry McAuliffe in 2014, where she served until 2018. She is currently serving as Treasurer for the city of Hampton, Virginia.

Molly Ward is a native of Hampton and has dedicated much of her life to public service. Prior to serving as treasurer, she was elected twice as mayor of Hampton and conservation has played a major role in her career. She lives in her family home on Sunset Creek near the mouth of Hampton Roads and has spent her life on the water fishing, crabbing, and enjoying the natural resources of Virginia.

Molly is a graduate of the University of Virginia and William & Mary Law School.