Park Board: William G. Bouie
Park Authority Board Chairman William G. Bouie is now serving his sixth term in this leadership position, having been reelected by the Park Board in January 2014. Bouie, an active volunteer in the community, as well as a senior telecommunications executive, has represented the Hunter Mill District on the Board since 2005. He previously served as the Board vice chairman and was the first African-American to chair this influential Board.
Well-known for his work with youth in the Northern Virginia area, Bouie remains active and involved. He is the assistant district administrator for Little League Baseball of Northern Virginia, was the Northern Virginia Little League Volunteer of the Year in 2007 and was a Project Gold team member with the United States Olympic Committee. He is a nationally ranked racquetball player.
He also serves on the board of Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Public Links, Inc., the Reston Community Center Board of Governors, Reston Hospital Center Board of Trustees, and the Initiative for Public Art Reston (IPAR). Bouie serves as Chair of the Executive Committee, and is the liaison to the Arts Council.
Professionally, Bouie is a man of great accomplishment. He is currently the President and CEO of Sky Communications Inc. Previous to that, he served as a President – Public Sector for Acuative Corporation, Senior Business Development Director for Siemens Enterprise Communications, Senior Vice President - Business Development with HCI Technologies of Sterling, VA, and director of telecommunications for Michigan Consolidated Gas.
Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Bouie received his bachelor's degree in political science from Western Michigan University, and his master's degree in business management from Central Michigan University. He has participated and served on the Research and Development Council at Bell Labs and has provided consulting services to other major vendors in the telecommunications marketplace.
He and his wife Regina reside in Reston.