The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has elected officers for 2022.
At its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, the Board voted to return William G. Bouie, who represents the Hunter Mill District, to his 14th term as chairman. Sully District Representative Maggie Godbold will serve as vice chairman. Michael W. Thompson Jr., representing the Springfield District, returns to the post of secretary and Dranesville District Representative Timothy Hackman continues to serve 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 many civic organizations. Service highlights include past membership on the boards of Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts and the Reston Hospital Center Board of Trustees. He currently serves on the boards of Public Links, Inc., the Reston Community Center Board of Governors, Public Art Reston and Leadership Fairfax.
Vice Chairman Godbold began her board service in 2016, serving as the Sully District representative. She is a retiree and active community volunteer. Before she retired, she worked as a certified project management professional and was a consultant providing system engineering and management services for the federal government. She is an avid birdwatcher and environmentalist, and an amateur musician. She is passionate about increasing access to the outdoors and arts for all Fairfax residents.
Secretary 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 chairman of Burke Athletic Club, is on the board of Visit Fairfax and is an appointee to the Fairfax County Athletic Council and the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task Force.
Treasurer Hackman joined the Board in 2016 and is a retired IBM executive. He served two terms as President of Friends of Riverbend Park, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of Riverbend Park on the Potomac River. He is the recipient of several awards for his dedication to community service and has worked with the Park Authority and the Dranesville District on multiple projects.
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 web page; or contact the Public Information Office at 703-324-8662.