Presentations for Jan. 24, 2005, Board of Supervisors Meeting
Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
Jan. 21, 2005
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize
Staff, Adopt a Resolution and Issue a Proclamation
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens and staff for their accomplishments, adopt a resolution and issue a proclamation as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.
Bond Referendum Citizen Committee
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the 2004 Bond Referendum Citizen Committee for its work in providing county residents with information to make decisions regarding the county bond issues, encouraging citizens to vote and conducting presentations as requested by homeowners associations, civic organizations and other interested groups. Members of the committee include co-chairs Nichole Jackson, Alexandria, and Greg Werkheiser, Springfield; members George Bauer and Paul Gagnon, Alexandria; Christopher Cole and Alfred Thieme Jr., Falls Church; Carol Hawn, Centreville; Janyce Hedetniemi and Arthur Wells, Annandale; Ann Kantner, McLean; Scott Martin, Fairfax Station; Gwendolyn Minton, Reston; and Renata Wade, Vienna.
Provided immeasurable leadership
Ann Zuvekas, of Annandale, will be recognized for her work as a member of the Consolidated Community Funding Advisory Committee and the Fairfax Area Disability Services Board. Zuvekas also has served the greater Fairfax County community through her participation with the Community Advisory Committee for the Fairfax County Community Health Care Network, the Advisory Committee for the Partnership for Healthier Kids, Annandale Christians Concerned for Action, the Alliance for Human Services and St. Alban’s Episcopal Church.
African-American History Month
February is the month proclaimed in Fairfax County
The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate February as African-American History Month in Fairfax County.
Dana Eddy to be Recognized
More than a decade of service
Dana Eddy, of Fairfax Station, will be recognized for 12 years of service on the Fairfax County Engineering Standards Review Committee.
James E. Browne Sr. Retires
Committed to Northern Virginia region
The Reverend James E. Browne Sr., of Falls Church, will be recognized for 32 years of service as the pastor of Second Baptist Church of Falls Church. Browne, known for his community service that extended through the region, participated on the Arlington Community Action board of directors and in the Fairfax County Branch of the NAACP.
Journey of Discovery
Freedom Hill ES proceeds to pursue the process
The 2003 - 2004 fourth grade class of Freedom Hill Elementary School, Vienna, will be commended for its pursuit of analytical research and assembly of information, pursuing the legislative process, and exemplifying the outstanding achievement of students in the Fairfax County Public School System. Through classroom study, students discovered kyanite. Noting that Virginia does not have a designated state mineral, the students pursued guidance to legislate kyanite as the commonwealth’s state mineral.