Local Leaders For Fairness

These officials have signed Equality Virginia’s statement supporting legislation to protect LGBT public employees.  Is your local representative on this list?  Contact info@equalityvirginia.org if you want to help by adding your local leader.

Albemarle County
Stephen Koleszar, School Board Member
Diantha McKeel, Board of Supervisors Vice Chair
Liz Palmer, Board of Supervisors
Brad Sheffield, Board of Supervisors

Alexandria City
Ronnie Campbell, School Board Member
John Chapman, City Council Member
William D. Euille, Mayor
Dana Lawhorne, Sheriff
Timothy Lovain, City Council Member
Bryan Porter, Commonwealth’s Attorney
Allison Silberberg, Vice Mayor
Paul Smedberg, City Council Member

Arlington County
Sally M. Baird, School Board Member
Jay Fisette, County Board Chair
Libby Garvey, County School Board Member
Mary Hughes Hynes, County Board Member
James S. Lander, School Board Chair
Theo Stamos, Commonwealth’s Attorney
Walter Tejada, County Board Member

Town of Ashland
Dr. George Spagna, Mayor

Bath County
Cliff Gilchrest, Board of Supervisors

Town of Blacksburg
Susan Anderson, Town Council Member
John Bush, Town Council Member
Leslie Hager-Smith, Town Council Member
Cecile Newcomb, Town Council Member
Ron Rordam, Mayor
Michael Sutphin, Blacksburg Town Council

Charlottesville City
Colette Blount, School Board Member
James E. Brown, III, Sheriff
Amy Laufer, School Board Vice Chair
Ned Michie, School Board Member
Willa Neale, School Board Member
Deirdre Smith, Vice Mayor
Kristin Szakos, City Council Member
Juandiego Wade, School Board Chair

Danville City
Steven Gould, School Board Member

Fairfax City
Michael J. DeMarco, City Council Member
David L. Meyer, City Council Member
R. Scott Silverthorne, Mayor

Fairfax County
Sharon Bulova, County Board of Supervisors Chair
Sandy Evans, School Board Member
John Foust, County Board of Supervisors
Penny Gross, County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair
Stacey Kincaid, Sheriff
Jeff McKay, County Board of Supervisors
Megan McLaughlin, School Board Member
Kathy Smith, School Board Member
Linda Smyth, County Board of Supervisors
Dan Storck, School Board Member
Ilryong Moon, School Board Member

City of Falls Church
Theo Stamos, Commonwealth’s Attorney
Margaret Ward, School Board Member
Lawrence Webb, School Board Member

Harrisonburg City
Richard Baugh, City Council Member
Ted Byrd, Mayor
Charles Chenault, Vice Mayor
Kai Degner, City Council Member
Dany Fleming, School Board Vice Chair
Abe Shearer, City Council Member

Henrico County
Tyrone Nelson, County Board of Supervisors
Shannon Taylor, Commonwealth’s Attorney

Town of Herndon
Jennifer Baker, Vice Mayor
Lisa Merkel, Mayor
Grace Han Wolf, Town Council Member

Lancaster County
Jason Bellows, County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair

Lexington City
Mimi Elrod, Mayor
George Pryde, Vice Mayor

City of Manassas Park
Suhas Naddoni, City Council Member
Jeanette Rishell, City Council Member
Donald Shuemaker, City Council Member

Middlesex County
Peter W. Mansfield, County Board of Supervisors

Montgomery County
Mary W. Biggs, County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair
Bill H. Brown, County Board of Supervisors Chair
Matthew Gabriele, County Board of Supervisors
Joseph Ivers, School Board Vice Chair
Gunin Kiran, School Board Member

City of Newport News
McKinley Price, Mayor

Norfolk City
Thomas Smigiel, City Council Member
Theresa Whibley, City Council Member
Barclay Winn, City Council Member

Petersburg City
Treska Wilson-Smith, City Council Member

Portsmouth City
Elizabeth Psimas, City Council Member

Prince William County
Frank Principi, County Board of Supervisors

Richmond City
Parker C. Agelasto, City Council Member
Kimberly Gray, School Board Member
Michael Herring, Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney
Chris Hilbert, City Council Member
Kristen Nye Larson, School Board Vice Chair
Charles Samuels, City Council President
C.T. Woody, Sheriff

City of Roanoke
Bill Bestpitch, City Council Member
David Trinkle, Vice Mayor

Spotsylvania County
William Blaine, School Board Member

Stafford County
Laura Sellers, County Board of Supervisors

Staunton City
Ronald Ramsey, School Board Member
Erik Curren, City Council Member

City of Virginia Beach
Dorothy Holtz, School Board Member
Joel McDonald, City Council Member