Clerk and Deputy Clerks

Clerk and Deputy Clerks

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Gerald R. Goad - Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gerald is a lifelong resident of Carroll County with ancestry going back over 150 years from both sides of his family. He is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School, a 2006 graduate of Wytheville Community College, and a 2008 graduate of Virginia Tech. Before being elected to serve, Gerald was employed at Wytheville Community College with serving in many various roles in Student Services.

Since being in office, Gerald has implemented multiple new initiatives to enhance customer service and efficiency through some of the latest court technology. He also enforces continuous training and professional development for himself and his staff in order to always be informed of legislative updates and new methods of recording and processing for the Clerk’s office. He received his Master Clerk status in 2019 with the Virginia Circuit Court Clerks’ Association as a Certified Court Manager with the National Center for State Courts.

Gerald enjoys his time outside of the office with his wife Cleo and their son Liam. He is an avid fan of college football, auto racing, baseball, and hockey. Gerald also enjoys traveling, hiking, hunting, and fishing.  You may contact Gerald at (276) 730-3064 or email ggoad@vacourts.gov.

Janice Jessup - Deputy Clerk - Criminal Division
Janice has served as deputy clerk for Carroll County Circuit since 1997 and is a Certified Deputy Clerk with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association.  You may contact Janice at (276) 730-3068 or email jjessup@vacourts.gov.

Kaye Padgett - Deputy Clerk - Civil Division
Kaye has served as deputy clerk for Carroll County Circuit since 2004 and is a Certified Deputy Clerk with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association. You may contact Kaye at (276) 730-3065 or email kpadgett@vacourts.gov.

Barbara Fadden - Deputy Clerk - Wills & Estates Division
Barbara has served as deputy clerk for Carroll County Circuit since 2005 and is a Certified Deputy Clerk with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association.  You may contact Barbara at (276) 730-3069 or email bfadden@vacourts.gov.

Carla Anderson - Accounting Technician
Carla has served as an Accounting Technician for Carroll County Circuit since 2011 and is a Certified Deputy Clerk with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association.  You may contact Carla at (276) 730-3066 or email cranderson@vacourts.gov.

Stacy Goad - Deputy Clerk - Land Records & Marriage Licenses Division
Stacy has served as deputy clerk for Carroll County Circuit since 2013.  You may contact Stacy at (276) 730-3067 or email sgoad@vacourts.gov.

Christopher Stone - Deputy Clerk - Land Records & Criminal Division
Chris has served as deputy clerk for Carroll County Circuit since 2015.  You may contact Chris at (276) 730-3063 or email cstone@vacourts.gov.