Park Board: Anthony Vellucci
Anthony Vellucci, a longtime resident of the King's Park West neighborhood serves as the Braddock District representative to the Park Authority Board. He was appointed to a four year term in December, 2010 by Braddock District Supervisor John Cook.
Vellucci has been heavily involved in community service and recently served as president of the Kings Park West Civic Association. During his tenure he effected revisions of the organization's rules of incorporation and bylaws, established a Neighborhood Assist program that helps those in need; worked to establish a Fairfax County/Fairfax City memorandum of understanding with George Mason University to address town/gown issues; spearheaded several traffic safety issues with both VDOT and FCDOT resulting in better traffic safety within his community, initiated the establishment of the John P. McAnaw Recreation Area; and supported the Katie Thelin Playground at Royal Lake Park initiative to name just a few.
Vellucci is a senior manager with more than 25 years of experience in both program management and business development/sales for defense and homeland security contractors.
He is also a veteran with more than 28 years of active duty and reserve service in the United States Navy. He retired as a Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Highlights of his naval career include several shipboard deployments to the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Oceans during periods of increased international tension; responsibility for the planning and operations of strategic sealift assets in the European/Mediterranean theatre in the mid-1980s, service as Commanding Officer Naval Reserve Beach Group TWO responsible for training 1700 reservists involved in amphibious operations, as well as spearheading major revisions to the Navy Capabilities and Mobilization Plan in a post Cold-War environment while on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).
His educational accomplishments include a Masters of Business Administration from George Mason University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and a Distinguished Graduate distinction from the Navy War College, Non-Resident Seminar Program in Washington D.C. Vellucci has been appointed to serve on several Park Board committees including the Awards Committee and the Park Operations Committee. He will also serve as a liaison to the Founders, Benefactors, Supervisors and Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon.