Extra-curricular activities:Member, Virginia House of Delegates; member and past chairman, Northern Virginia Community Foundation; founding trustee, McLean Community Foundation; director, Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation; director, Tysons Transportation; vice president, Dulles Corridor Rail Association; director, Scenic Virginia; trustee, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; member, McLean Rotary Club; past president, Kiwanis Club of McLean; member, McLean Chamber of Commerce.
Why should voters elect you?"As chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, I have the single most powerful position in the Virginia General Assembly, which benefits my constituents."
What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?"The greatest problem facing Northern Virginia is transportation gridlock, followed by providing adequate space in our institutions of higher education for the projected massive increase in eligible students graduating from our public schools."