School Board Member (2001-2004)
    • Served on Loudoun County’s first elected School Board
    • Established the LCPS Academies of Loudoun STEM program
    • Over site of numerous new construction and renovations projects of schools
    • Brought the Varsity Lacrosse athletic program to LCPS
    • Fought for competitive teacher pay raises to attract and compete with neighboring counties
    • Fought to preserve the small schools in Western Loudoun
Board of Supervisors (2011-2019)
    • Reduced Loudoun County Property Tax Rate by $.28 cents over eight years on the Board of Supervisors.
    • Funded Key Loudoun Transportation Projects with $2.6 billion in FY2019 Capital Improvement Program for Roads including:
      • Route 15 & Edwards Ferry Road intersection improvements
      • Secured funding for Route 15 improvements North of Leesburg
      • Woods Road, Evergreen Mills Road, Shelborn Road, Waxpool Road, Northstar Boulevard and Prentice Road
      • Belmont Ridge Road, Arcola Blvd., Braddock Road widening, Rt 7 & Ashburn Blvd. interchange, Rt. 7
      • Hillsboro Interchange
      • Rt 7 & Rt 287 Interchange, Route 7 climbing lanes, Route 7 and 9 funding, Rt 9 Corridor Study
    • Additional projects funded:
      • Hamilton Community Park Funding
      • Lovettsville Park Funding
      • Lovettsville Community Center Funding
      • Lucketts Elementary School Classroom Expansion
      • Village of Lucketts Safety Improvements
      • Waterford Fair Funding
      • Loudoun Museum Funding
    • Persuaded the Board of Supervisors to purchase the Loudoun State Park Parcel to establish the first State Park in Northern Virginia
    • Secured funding for the restoration of the Historic John G Lewis Memorial Bridge on Featherbed Lane in Lovettsville
    • Balls Bluff Battlefield Expansion
    • Waterford Roads and Alleys – solved 75-year-old problem with title and property issues
    • Morven Park Approvals for riding rink and road improvements
    • Was the Board’s strongest advocate for growing Loudoun’s Rural Businesses and Production Agriculture
    • Secured full funding for the Raspberry and Selma Failing Water System Replacement
    • Worked with Service Providers for Broadband Expansion to Western Loudoun Residents
    • Broadband Expansion to Schools
    • Secured funding for the LCSO Firearms Training Center
Historic Preservation
    • Did the research and groundwork to add the designation of the Bluemont Historic District to the Virginia Historic Landmarks Register and National Register of Historic Places in 1984
    • Received the Loudoun Preservation Society 1984 Award for the Restoration of The Brooks Tavern House in Bluemont, VA
    • The Higgins family donated the Historic E.E. Lake Store in Bluemont, Virginia to Loudoun County
    • Secured funding for the restoration John G Lewis Memorial Bridge, a rare surviving example of a wrought iron truss bridge, on Featherbed Lane.
    • Balls Bluff Battlefield expansion
    • Secured funding for the old Waterford Mill rehabilitation and restoration
    • Supported funding for road, traffic calming and preservation improvements in Hillsboro
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