County Government

County Government

July 29, 2002

The nine-member Loudoun County Board of Supervisors meets the first and third Mondays of the month beginning at 9 a.m. The meetings are broadcast live on Adelphia Cable Channel 2.

Scott K. York, chairman, at large: York was elected as the chairman of the Board of Supervisors in November 1999. He is also the owner and manager of SKY Construction of Northern Virginia, Inc. He has served on the Loudoun County Planning Commission from 1992-1995, was the chairman of the Board of Supervisors' Land Use Development Committee, as well as serving as the treasurer of the Northern Virginia Planning District Commission. He also served for one term on the Board of Supervisors as the Sterling District representative.

Eleanore C. Towe, vice-chairman, Blue Ridge District: First elected in 1995, she was re-elected in 1999 as the representative for the Blue Ridge District. Towe also represents Loudoun County on several different committees and coalitions. She is also a current member of the League of Women Voters and Round Hill Area Citizens' Association. She attended Mary Washington College and later went to Northern Virginia Community College. She lives with her husband, Dr. James L. Towe near Round Hill. She has four adult children.

Chuck Harris, Broad Run District: Harris was elected as the representative for the Broad Run District in 1999. He currently serves on the Finance and Government Services Committee. He is also on the board of directors of Keep Loudoun Beautiful. He attended Baylor University and earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and environmental studies. He received his master's degree in industrial engineering from Kansas State University. He served in the Army before retiring in 1992. He lives with his wife Glenda Parson and their three children in Ashburn.

Sally R. Kurtz, Catoctin District: Kurtz became a supervisor for the Catoctin District in 1999. She currently serves on the Land Use and Transportation Committees, as well as the Joint County of Loudoun/Town of Leesburg Committee. She is the co-owner of Water Ways Nursery. She has attended North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, University College, and Montgomery College. She has two grown children.

J. Drew Hiatt, Dulles District: He became a supervisor for the Dulles District in 1999. He currently serves on the Finance and Government Services Committee and represents Loudoun County on other commissions. He is both the founder and chief executive officer of Hiatt Communications. He received a bachelor's degree from Western Maryland College. He and his wife live in Ashburn.

Mark R. Herring, Leesburg District: Herring was elected supervisor of the Leesburg District in 1999. He is the chairman of the Land Use Committee. He started his own law firm, The Herring Law Firm, P.C. He attended the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond. He lives with his wife and two children in Leesburg.

Jim Burton, Mercer District: Burton was first elected first in 1995 as the supervisor for the Mercer District. He is currently the chairman of the Finance and Government Services Committee. He received degrees from the U.S. Air Force Academy and Auburn University. He and his wife Lina Baber Burton live in Aldie. He has two children and three grandchildren.

Eugene Delgaudio, Sterling District: Delgaudio became the supervisor for the Sterling District in 1999. He is on the Transportation Committee and represents Loudoun County in other associations. He attended York College where he received a political science degree. He and his wife Sheila have six children.

William Bogard, Sugarland Run District: Bogard was elected the supervisor for the Sugarland Run District in 1999. He is the chairman of the Transportation Committee and serves on the Economic Development Committee. He also represents Loudoun County in other associations. He attended Washington and Jefferson College and the University of Southern California. He and his wife Barbara live in Sterling. They have two children.

<sh>Planning Commission

<bt>The nine-member Loudoun County Planning Commission meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Conference Room on the third floor of the Loudoun County Government Center.

John P. Murphy Jr., at large: He is the chairman of the Loudoun County Park and Recreation Advisory Board. He is the father of four, and grandfather of three.

Alfred P. Van Huyck, Blue Ridge District: Huyck was appointed in 1996 and again in 2000 as the commissioner for the Blue Ridge District. He is a member of the Virginia Citizens Planning Association and is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He attended Dartmouth College and the University of North Carolina. He and his wife Betty live near Round Hill. They have two grown children.

David L. Whitmer, Broad Run District: Whitmer is the manager of the National Institutes of Health where his job is to develop policies and watch over management studies. He is an officer in the Loudoun Citizens for Responsible Government and is a member in other organizations. He originally was a high school teacher before returning to college at the University of South Florida to get a master's degree in public administration and political science. He lives with his wife Carolyn and their three children live in Ashburn Village.

Dr. John D. Herbert, Catoctin District: Born in New Zealand, Herbert moved to the United States in 1956. He attended the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania where he studied urban and regional planning. He and his wife Mimi have two adult daughters.

Wendell D. Hansen, Dulles District: Hansen served in the U.S. Armed Forces as well as being employed privately. He is involved in community service and was a charter member for the Ashburn Ruritan Club. He and his wife have four grown children.

Kathryn A. Miller, Leesburg District: Miller has served on the Disability Services Board, CARS Committee as well as working for the Virginia Department of Historical Resources. She received a degree in history and historic preservation from Old Dominion University and also attended George Eastman School/Rochester Institute of Technology's program "Preserving 19th Century Photographs in a Digital World" as well as studying under J. Mordant Crook. She lives with her husband in Leesburg.

George Kirchenbauer, Mercer District: Originally appointed to the commission in 1996, Kirchenbauer was re-appointed in 2000. He has degrees from Middlebury College and George Mason University. He has been in the Army for 25 years. He lives with his wife Karen in Aldie. They have three adult sons.

Jenelle T. Offerman, Sterling District: Offerman became a commissioner after the death of Tim Page in 2002. She currently works as a school crossing guard and is a volunteer at Rolling Ridge Elementary School. She attended the University of Virginia where she received a degree in prehistoric archaeology.

Jane Kirchner, Sugarland Run District: Kirchner has served on the Board of Adjustment and was the vice chairman of the Planning Commission in Douglas County, Colo. She is a member of the Sustainable Loudoun Network and Voters to Stop Sprawl. She attended Cornell University where she received a degree in agricultural economics. She and her husband live with their two sons live in Potomac Falls.

<sh>School Board

<bt>The nine-member Loudoun County School Board meets monthly on the second and fourth Tuesdays except for July, August and December. On those months, no fourth Tuesday meeting is scheduled. Board meetings are open, public sessions, except when the board discusses personnel, legal or other matters in closed, executive session.

Its members are: Joseph W. Vogric, chairman, Dulles District; John A. Andrews, vice chairman, Broad Run District; Thomas E. Reed, at-large member; Harry F. Holsinger, Blue Ridge District; Geary M. Higgins, Catoctin District; Frederick F. Flemming, Leesburg District; Patrick F. Chorpenning, Jr., Mercer District; J. Warren Geurin, Sterling District, and Candyce P. Cassell, Sugarland Run District.