March 9 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 7 Presentations

Mar. 5, 2010
OPA 057/10

News Highlights  

  • Virginia Task Force 1; Christopher Zimmerman; Ann Wong; H1N1 vaccination clinics; Ellen Gallagher; Lee Rau to be recognized.
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Inclusion Month to be designated.
  • A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted online following the meeting.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Tuesday, March. 9, scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m., will make the following presentations to residents and county staff. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711. More information on the March 9 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Virginia Task Force 1
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Virginia Task Force 1 (VATF-1) deployed to Haiti on behalf of the federal government to assist with the rescue of victims after the recent earthquake. VATF-1 rescued 16 people.

Christopher Zimmerman
The Board of Supervisors will welcome Christopher Zimmerman as the new maestro of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra.

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Inclusion Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate March 2010 as Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Month in Fairfax County. Families, community-based organizations and advocates in Fairfax County are committed to supporting people with disabilities to achieve self-determined lifestyles. In recognition of the potential of people with developmental disabilities, the Board of Supervisors urges everyone to include these residents in all aspects of life in Fairfax County.

Ann Wong
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Ann Wong for receiving the Milken Educator Award. Wong was selected by the Milken Family Foundation to receive the award due to her educational talent; the academic achievement of her students; outstanding accomplishments; potential for professional leadership; and her ability to engage and inspire students and colleagues.

H1N1 Vaccination Clinics
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Fairfax County Health Department, Medical Reserve Corps and appropriate representatives for the H1N1 vaccination clinics. The Health Department is being recognized for its response to the H1N1 pandemic involving education, outreach and delivering an unprecedented number of doses of influenza vaccine. The Medical Reserve Corps organized 1,018 volunteers who contributed more than 18,000 hours in support of the Health Department H1N1 vaccination program.

Ellen Gallagher
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Ellen Gallagher for her more than 20 years of service, most recently as chief of the Capital Projects and Operations Division in the Department of Transportation. She has been involved in and directed transportation and traffic operations staff responsible for projects including the Board of Supervisors Four-Year Transportation Program, the county’s Transportation Bond Program and the Traffic Calming Program.

Lee Rau
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Lee Rau for his service to the Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Rau served as the Hunter Mill District commissioner on the Redevelopment and Housing Authority from May 2002 to August 2009.


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