The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has elected its officers for 2018. At a meeting on January 24, 2018, the Park Board voted to return William G. Bouie, who represents the Hunter Mill District, to his tenth term as Chairman. Providence District Representative Ken Quincy will serve as Vice Chairman. Michael W. Thompson, Jr. of the Springfield District returns to the post of Secretary, and Mount Vernon District Representative Linwood Gorham will serve another term as Treasurer.
Chairman Bouie joined the Park Authority in 2005 and is currently the President and CEO of Sky Communications Inc. He is an active volunteer involved in myriad civic ventures and organizations. Service highlights include a leadership position with Little League Baseball of Northern Virginia; positions 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).
Quincy has served on the Board since 2007 and has played an active role in Board affairs. He has led numerous committees and serves as liaison to the Fairfax County School Board. In addition, he has volunteered with his local civil association, served in AARP’s TaxAide program and provided volunteer instruction as part of the Fairfax County Adult ESOL program.
Thompson was appointed to the Fairfax County Park Authority Board in 2012. He is the senior vice president of a local public relations firm and serves as president of Burke Athletic Club, as well as an appointee to the Fairfax County Public School’s Marketing Advisory Board, the Fairfax County Athletic Council, and the Fairfax County Sports Marketing Committee.
Gorham joined the Board in 2011 and has been active on numerous committees and in committee leadership positions, as well as serving as liaison to the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. He is a lifelong resident of Fairfax County who has been an important part of community events, such as parades and festivals, and has been active in local civic organizations.
The Fairfax County Park Authority Board is appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and sets policy and establishes priorities for the park agency. For more information visit the Park Authority Board webpage or contact the Public Information Office at 703-324-8662.