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County Government

The nine-member Loudoun County Board of Supervisors meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 9:30 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 after serving one term on the board as the Sterling District representative. In November 2003, he was re-elected to a second term as chairman. Most recently, as chairman, he was involved in the revision of the county’s Comprehensive Plan and Remapping/Zoning Ordinance amendments implementing “Smart Growth” in Loudoun. York serves in many different leadership positions. He is the chairman of the Virginia High-Growth Coalition, chair of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, and represents Loudoun County on the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA). He has served on the Loudoun County Planning Commission from 1992-1995, was the chairman of the Board of Supervisors' Land Use and Economic Development Committee, and served as the treasurer of the Northern Virginia Planning District Commission. York has four children, and is the vice president/manager of Affordable Closets Inc.

Bruce E. Tulloch, vice chairman, Potomac District: Tulloch was elected the Board in 2003. In addition to serving as vice chairman of the board, he also served on the board’s finance/government services, economic development, and public safety issues. He represents the Loudoun County on the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Route 28 Transportation Commission Improvement District, Dulles Area Transportation Association, Chesapeake Bay Policy Committee of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the Loudoun County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Supervisors/School Board Joint Committee. In addition, Tulloch is the executive area general manager with Sodexho Inc., served as president of the Countryside Proprietary for five years, and was a founding member of the Republican Business Roundtable and the Loudoun County Home Owners Association Coalition. He and his wife have two children.

Lori Waters, Broad Run District: Lori Waters was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November 2003. She is chairman of the Board of Supervisors’ economic development committee and also serves on the board’s finance/government services committee. She represents Loudoun County on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), Route 28 Transportation Commission Improvement District, Northern Virginia Manpower Consortium Workforce Investment Board, the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission, Loudoun County Social Services Board, and Loudoun County Board of Supervisors/School Board Joint Committee.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Furman University and currently, Waters serves as executive director for a pro-family grassroots organization, the Eagle Forum. She is a member of Sonrise Community Church. While living in Alexandria, Va., she served on the Social Services Advisory Board and the Early Childhood Commission. She and her husband, Matt, live in Lansdowne.

Sally R. Kurtz, Catoctin District: Kurtz became a supervisor in November 1999 and was re-elected to a second term in 2003. She currently serves on the Board of Supervisors' transportation and public safety committees, the Joint County of Loudoun/Town of Leesburg Committee, the Loudoun County Agricultural District Advisory Committee, and the Human Services Policy Committee of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (C0G). Previously, she served on the land use committee, the Loudoun County Rural Economic Development Task Force, Loudoun Valleys Horticulture Association, and with local PTA and scouting programs. She is the co-owner of Water Ways Nursery. She has attended North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, University College, Montgomery College, earned a bachelor's degree from Hood College, was a head nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a special-education teacher at Broad Run High School. She has two grown children.

Jim Burton, Blue Ridge District: Burton was first elected first in 1995 as the supervisor for the Mercer District, and then re-elected in 1999 and 2003. Previously, he has served as the chairman of the finance and government services committee, served on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Air Quality Committee, represented the board on the Route 28 Transportation Commission Improvement District, Loudoun County Library Board of Trustees, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Commission, Fiscal Impact Analysis Technical Review Committee and Rural Economic Development Council. Currently, he served on the Board of Supervisors’ economic development committee, represents the Board of Supervisors on the Loudoun County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Hamilton Area Sewer Study Committee. He is a retired Air Force Colonel, earned a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1959, and an M.B.A. degree from Auburn University in 1969. He and his wife, Lina Baber Burton, live in Aldie. He has two children and three grandchildren.

Eugene Delgaudio, Sterling District: Delgaudio became a supervisor in 1999 and was then re-elected for a second term in 2003. Currently, he represents many different committees. He is the chairman of the Board of Supervisors finance/government service committee, the land use committee, represents the Virginia Regional Transportation Association, Dulles Area Transportation Association, Route 28 Transportation Improvement District, and Potomac Watershed Roundtable. In addition, he represents the Loudoun County Transportation Safety Committee, Joint Committee of the County of Loudoun and Town of Leesburg, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors/School Board Joint Committee, and Annexation Area Development Policy Committee. For 10 years, Delgaudio has served on the board of directors of Young Americans for Freedom, a national nonprofit organization and has been the executive director of Public Advocate, a conservative nonprofit organization which supports a program of limited government and reduced taxes, since 1981. He attended York College where he received a political science degree. He has served as secretary of a Cub Scouts pack for five years, and is a member of the Rotary International. He and his wife, Sheila, have six children.

Stephen J. Snow, Dulles District: Stephen J. Snow was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November 2003. He is chairman of the Board of Supervisors’ land use committee and serves on the Board’s finance/government services and economic development committees. He represents Loudoun County on the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Route 28 Transportation Commission Improvement District, Northern Virginia Transportation Coordinating Council (TCC), and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Committee on Noise Abatement at National and Dulles Airports, Metropolitan Development Policy Committee, the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors/School Board Joint Committee, Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit Advisory Board, and Purcellville Urban Growth Area Policy Review Committee. He was born in Fond du Lac, Wis., and grew up in Phoenix, Ariz. Snow earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Arizona State University, and a master’s degree in business management from Central Texas University. Snow is also a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the U.S. Army Inspector General Course, and the U.S. Army War College National Defense Security Planning Course.

After serving 25 years with the U.S. Army, Snow retired as a colonel. While in the Army, Snow served in a variety of aviation operations and logistical assignments, from entry through policy to senior decision-making positions. He currently is an independent consultant on matters relating to supply chain management and logistics technology. He and his wife have two children.

Jim Clem, Leesburg District: Clem was elected to the board in 2003. He is chairman of the Board of Supervisors' public safety committee and serves on the transportation and land use committee. Clem also served four terms as mayor of Leesburg, for a total of eight years, and served on the Leesburg Town Council for five years, including two years as vice mayor. He represents Loudoun County on the Public Safety Policy Committee of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). He also represents the Board of Supervisors on the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Commission, Coalition of Loudoun Towns (COLT), Annexation Area Development Policy Committee (AADPC), Joint Committee of the County of Loudoun and Town of Leesburg, and Loudoun County Technical Committee on Communications. Clem has worked as a cartographer for the Defense Mapping Agency for more than 30 years, was a partner in an auto service business while attending George Washington University, where he studied geodetic and cartographic sciences, and taught cartography, photo interpretation and community planning at Montgomery College for two years. Currently, he is owner of Colonial Funeral Home in Leesburg and has one daughter with his wife.

Mick Staton, Sugarland Run District: Staton was elected to the board in 2003. He is currently chairman of the transportation committee, and serves on the finance/government services and economic development committees. He represents Loudoun County on the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Northern Virginia Transportation Coordinating Council (TCC), Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA), and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee (MWAQC) and National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. He also represents the Board of Supervisors on the Loudoun County Library Board of Trustees, Fiscal Impact Analysis Technical Review Committee, and Loudoun County Board of Supervisors/School Board Joint Committee. He earned a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science from West Virginia University. He is vice president of Capitol Link Inc., a government relations firm specializing in representing cities, counties and other local government entities in the Washington, D.C., area. He has served as chairman of the Loudoun County Young Republicans, and was a founding member of the Loudoun Taxpayers Coalition as well. Currently, he resides in Sugarland Run District with his wife and child.

PLANNING COMMISSION

<bt>The nine-member Loudoun County Planning Commission meets the first and third Mondays of the month. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. with the monthly public hearing set for the third Monday.

The commissioners are: Lawrence Beerman, chair, Dulles District; Teresa White Whitmore, vice chair, Potomac District; Christeen Tolle, At large; Nancy Hsu, Blue Ridge District; Robert J. Klancher, Broad Run District; John D. Herbert, Catoctin District; John H. Elgin, Leesburg District; Helena Syska, Sterling District; and Suzanne M. Volpe, Sugarland Run District.

SCHOOL BOARD

<bt>School Board meetings are held in open public session unless members need to discuss personnel, legal or other matters in closed, executive session, as provided under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. School Board meetings are held monthly on the second and fourth Tuesdays except in July, August and December, when no fourth Tuesday meetings are planned in the board room of the Loudoun County Government Center.

Its members are: John A. Andrews, chairman, Potomac District; Thomas E. Reed, vice chair, At large; Priscilla B. Godfrey, Blue Ridge District; Bob Ohneiser, Broad Run District; Mark J. Nuzzaco, Catoctin District; Robert F. DuPree Jr., Dulles District; Sarah B. Smith, Leesburg District; J. Warren Geurin, Sterling District, and Joseph M. Guzman, Sugarland Run District.