Commissioner Jay Donahue - Planning Commission
Commissioner Jay Donahue - Dranesville District
Donahue previously served on the Herndon Planning Commission from 1995-2007, having spent the last five years as the Commission's Vice Chairman. Donahue has also served on numerous public commissions and other groups as well, some of which include the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Corporation and the Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association.
Commissioner Donahue received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific in 1974 after completing his undergraduate studies at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He is a member of both the Virginia and Connecticut State Bar Associations.
Donahue had a thirty-two year career with the American Automobile Association in management and sales before retiring in March 2007. He was also a Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates that year.
Commissioner Donahue and his wife, Joanne, have two sons and currently reside in Herndon.