Maggie Parker is a communications professional who has lived in Fairfax County for over three decades. She is a successful business woman and a dedicated public servant with a passion for responsible, collaborative dialogue.

WHY I’M RUNNING:

I believe that the Board of Supervisors has a vital role in shaping the future of our region:

  • All growth should be balanced and sustainable while also enhancing community

  • Economic development is vital. It enables local government to protect/enhance quality of life while creating economic opportunities for all

  • Board input into infrastructure projects must reflect the voice of the community

  • Each Supervisor must constantly connect with all of the stakeholders

Humbly, I believe that my life path is a qualification for your consideration. Respectfully, I ask for your vote.

Professional Experience:

  • Public Relations executive with Comstock, an asset management and development company headquartered in Reston

  • Guided Comstock’s Affordable Housing Policy, significantly exceeding Fairfax County policy and already pro- ducing 88 units at Reston Station with many more to come

  • Worked with team to integrate new neighborhoods into the Reston and Ashburn communities

  • Engaged with regional authorities, jurisdictions and citizen stakeholders to ensure community’s needs are not overlooked

Community Commitment, Board Member (current/recent):

  • Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

  • Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce

  • Reston Hospital Center

  • Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance

  • Loudoun County Transportation Advisory Board

  • Visit Loudoun

  • Greater Reston Arts Center

  • Wolf Trap Foundation Associates

  • Chair, Public Art Reston

  • Chair, Reston Transportation Service District Advisory Board

Awards:

  • 2019 Honoree – Best of Reston, Cornerstones

  • 2018 Recipient – Regional Leader of the Year, Northern Virginia Leadership Awards

Education:

  • Maggie received a BA, History from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

Personal Life:

Maggie has one son, RJ, who works for an HVAC company in Northern Virginia. She was fortunate to spend a lot of time on baseball fields, basketball courts and in PTA meetings, serving on governing boards in all organizations. Throughout her adult life she has been actively engaged in fundraising for organizations dear to her heart, raising significant monies for DC Children’s Hospital, schools private and public as well as the Embry Rucker Shelter and Cornerstones.

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Maggie & RJ Parker

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