Candidates Forum: Albemarle County Board of Supervisors & Albemarle County School Board

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Oct 112017

Candidates for contested Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and School Board seats shared their views and responded to questions from the audience at this Senior Statesmen of Virginia sponsored forum.

Candidates speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

The following candidate information is excerpted from the candidates’ campaign websites.

Candidates For Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors Samuel Miller District
John Lowry (R) lives in North Garden. His background is in financial management. He is also a former chair of the Albemarle County Economic Development Authority. John is a runner and a member of the Albemarle Pipes and Drums Corps.
Liz Palmer (D), the incumbent supervisor seeking a second term, lives in Ivy. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech and the Auburn University Veterinary School. She served as chair of the Board in 2016. She operates a veterinary hospice for companion animals.
Candidates For Albemarle County School Board Rio District
Katrina Callsen is a graduate of Yale, the Boston University School of Education and U.Va. Law. She is a former teacher with Teach for America. She volunteers with Kids Give Back.
Mary McIntyre is an alumna of UNC — Greensboro who holds master’s degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Hawaii — Manoa. She has taught in North Carolina, Virginia and Hawaii and volunteered at a school in Tanzania.
Candidates For Albemarle County School Board Samuel Miller District
Graham Paige, the incumbent seeking his first full term, resides in Esmont. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a master’s degree from the University of Virginia. He is a retired Albemarle County teacher. He is a trustee, adult Sunday-School teacher and organist at New Green Mountain Baptist Church.
Julian Waters is a 2017 graduate of Western Albemarle making his first run for elective office. He is active in education-policy issues and a regular blood donor who founded the Model Aviations and Drone Club at Western Albemarle.

The event took place at the Wednesday October 11, 2017 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. SSV Board Member Terry Cooper moderated the Board of Supervisors forum. SSV Vice President Rich DeMong moderated the School Board forum.

Charlottesville-Right Now: 2-10-2009 Brian Wheeler

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Feb 102009

Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville Tomorrow joined Charlottesville Right Now to discuss local elections and growth & development issues. This week on the show:

  • Brian and Coy discuss the best meals they’ve had recently, including the best places to have lunch in Charlottesville
  • This year’s local elections are getting underway, and Charlottesville Tomorrow is beginning to track the various candidates on their Election Watch 2009 page.  Two candidates have declared in the County, and one will declare in the City this Saturday. Rodney Thomas will seek the Republican nomination for the Rio District, and John Lowry will run for the Samuel Miller District but has not yet officially announced. Kristen Szakos is running for the Democratic nomination for two seats on the Charlottesville City Council.
  • Albemarle County Board of Supervisors were recently given the results of the County’s biennial satisfaction survey.  (Charlottesville Tomorrow reports)
  • New Whole Foods not delayed, according to C-Ville Weekly