Debi Burcham

Commissioner of the Revenue
Title: Business Tax Manager
Phone: 757-220-6154

Role as Deputy Commissioner, Business Tax Manager

Debi joined the Commissioner of the Revenue's office in October 2019. She prepares business license renewals, statements, certifications and bills, as well as administering all room, meal and cigarette taxes.


Debi brings over 20 years of professional experience providing dedicated and focused administrative leadership and customer service to the Commissioner's office. Debi began working for the City of Williamsburg in May 2018 as the Clerk of Council. In that role, she prepared agendas and minutes for City Council meetings, managed Ordinances and Resolutions, and monitored Boards and Commissions appointments

Prior to joining the City, she worked for the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court. For over 10 years she was the Lead Clerk for the Civil Division, also assisting with Traffic and Criminal cases.


Debi is currently working towards her Master Deputy Commissioner designation through the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center. She is a graduate of the 2015 Certified Court Manager and 2016 Certified Court Executive programs through the National Center for State Courts.

Personal Life

Debi and her husband Bart have been residents of the City of Williamsburg since 2005. They are avid hockey fans and enjoy spending time with their two beagles and two cats.


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