The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed the 2021 Redistricting Advisory Committee at its June 22 meeting. The committee will recommend proposed new elections districts to the Board which will ultimately determine the new districts that will be adopted. The committee will begin meetings in August.
The committee is composed of:
- Representatives from each of the nine currently existing Board of Supervisors' districts.
- Representatives for the county at-large.
- Representatives from African-American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander community and Arab-American communities.
- Representatives from the Federation of Citizens Associations; League of Women Voters; Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and Northern Virginia Labor Federation.
- Paul Berry, Chairman (At-Large)
- Lisa Sales, At-Large
- Bill Bouie, At-Large
- Prashanth Rajan, Braddock District
- Jimmy Bierman, Dranesville District
- Richard Chew, Hunter Mill District
- Bryon Garner, Lee District
- Alis Wang, Mason District
- Hon. Gerry Hyland, Mount Vernon District
- Hon. Linda Smyth, Providence District
- Paul Liberty, Springfield District
- Sam Walker, Sully District
- Tim Thompson, Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations
- Anne Kanter, League of Women Voters
- Karen Campblin, African-American Community
- Maya Castillo, Hispanic Community
- Silvia Patton, Asian/Pacific Islander Community
- Saif Rahman, Arab-American Community
- Scott Price, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
- George Becerra, Northern Virginia Labor Federation
The Virginia Division of Legislative Services is scheduled to deliver census data to Fairfax County between Aug. 16-20. The Redistricting Committee and the public will draw new proposed electoral boundaries for the Board of Supervisors and School Board. Aug. 30 – Sept. 17. The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing in November, and is scheduled to approve a redistricting plan on Dec. 7.
Virginia’s congressional and state legislative lines will both be drawn in a separate process by a 16-member politician commission, in conversation with the state legislature.