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Geary Higgins, former Loudoun County School Board Member and former Member of the Board of Supervisors (Catoctin District) announces support of Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares’s motion to unseal Loudoun County Public School’s independent review on school sexual assaults.
“The Democrat-controlled Loudoun County School Board has failed and ultimately lost the trust of Loudoun County parents to keep their children’s learning environment safe. Unveiling information contained in the investigation will help provide justice to the students involved and will assure our public schools are safe going forward.
The Loudoun School Board, on countless occasions, has sought to hide the findings and information contained in “independent” report putting their own political agenda over the safety of our children.
That ends with voting in school board candidates who will bring transparency to the Loudoun County School Board and will focus on educational excellence. It’s time for new leadership. School Board Candidates Michael Riveria (Chair), Deana Griffiths (Ashburn), Viktoria Hunyadi (Algonkian), Chris Hodges (Broad Run), Kari Labelle (Catoctin), Joe Smith (Little River), and Amy Riccardi (Sterling) are the right candidates for the job.
I stand firmly with Attorney General Miyares, it is time for those responsible to be brought to justice and be held accountable.”
Geary Higgins (R) is a candidate for the 30th District in the Virginia House of Delegates
Elected on June 20, 2020, Geary M. Higgins currently serves as the Chairman of the 10th District Republican Congressional Committee and previously ran for the 13th State Senate Seat in 2019. Geary proudly represented and served Catoctin District residents on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors for two terms (eight-years) beginning in January 2012 through December 2019. The Catoctin District encompasses a large portion of Western and Northern Loudoun. Higgins served as Chair of the Board’s Transportation and Land Use Committee and was a member of the Joint Board of Supervisors/School Board Committee, having previously served as co-chair of that committee. He was a Board representative on the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and served as the Board’s representative on the Loudoun County Agricultural District Advisory Committee and the Annexation Area Development Policy Committee. He fought each and every year against LCPS shutting down Western Loudoun’s small schools, supported increases in teacher pay, and successfully convinced his colleagues on the Board to purchase the Blue Ridge Environmental Center for Loudoun’s State Park.
Higgins also served as the Catoctin Representative on the Loudoun County School Board from 2000 to 2004, was the Chairman of the Personnel Services Committee, and served on the Discipline Committee and the Legislative and Policy Committee. During his term the Academies of Loudoun was created, and he was the driving influence in bringing lacrosse to LCPS. He was previously a Board Member for the Loudoun Museum from 1998 to 2017 where he served as the Vice President, Treasurer, and as Chairman of the Education Committee.
A graduate of Clarion University in Clarion, Pennsylvania, Higgins received a Business Administration degree, with a double major in management and marketing. He attended college on an athletic scholarship for wrestling. He was the Vice President of Labor Relations for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA, Inc.) in Bethesda, Maryland. In that capacity, he served on numerous industry-related educational and training boards, including as a healthcare and pension trustee. He was also an arbitrator on the Council of Industrial Relations.
He was born in Baltimore and grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland. He and his wife Gail moved to Loudoun County in 1977 and live in Waterford. They attend church at the Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg and have three daughters and six grandchildren.