Alice Jane Childs*

Age: None given.

Residence: Casanova.

Education: Continuing education at Strayer College, Northern Virginia Community College and University of Virginia.

Occupation: Retired.

Elected offices/civic activities: Commissioner of revenue, 1966-1995; former president, Northern Virginia Commissioner of the Revenue Association; trustee, Grace Episcopal Church.

Family: Married; one child; one grandchild.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I believe I can represent the interests of the parents and citizens of Fauquier County in three critical areas: fostering a cooperative and productive relationship between the Board of Supervisors and the School Board; continuing the effort to balance the strengths of traditional educational values with innovative instructional techniques and technologies; and promoting opportunities for the young people of our community to remain in, or return to, Fauquier County. My record as commissioner and School Board member illustrates my long-standing commitment to achieving these goals."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"My husband and I have always shown a great interest in education and recreation. A baseball field was built on our land 35 years ago. It has served thousands of children over the years and continues to be used today."

E-mail address: ajchilds@citizen.infi.net

Gary A. Maloche

Age: 45.

Residence: Midland.

Education: BS, U.S. Naval Academy.

Occupation: Senior systems engineer, Southeastern Computer Consultants Inc.

Elected offices/civic activities: Fauquier County Library Board; Fauquier County Capital Improvements Program Committee; Fauquier County Teacher Pay Evaluation Task Force; Fauquier County Schools Key Communicators Panel; Parent Advisory Committee for School Guidance.

Family: Married; two children.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I am a parent with two children in the school system. I therefore have a vested interest in the success of our schools. I also understand the issues that parents deal with every day. I am committed to accountability and good working relationships with the county supervisors. I will submit itemized budgets with full justification for all funds requested. My occupation and business experience keep me current on technology and curriculum needs for our students. Through service on numerous county and school advisory committees, I am already working to find ways to effectively address the issues facing our schools."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"While serving on advisory committees, I have demonstrated an ability to achieve agreement between county and school officials on ways to effectively address school issues."

* Incumbent