Born: July 17, 1941, in Adams, Mass.
Married to Joseph DuBois. Children: Karen Kelly (married to Patrick Kelly) and Jim DuBois (married to Lori). Grandchildren: Brendan Kelly, 5, and Benjamin Kelly, 2.
College: George Mason University.
Pets: None, but lots of plants to care for.
My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Good facilitator and good sense of humor.
I'd love to trade places for a day with: The manager of the Boston Red Sox or [pro golfer] Annika Sorenstam.
Best book I've ever read: The next one.
Favorite TV show of all time: "M*A*S*H."
Restaurant in my district where my constituents would most likely run into me: Joe and I eat out a lot and can be seen at any restaurant in Dranesville.
My favorite restaurant outside my district: Panino's in Manassas or Bangkok Siam in Arlington County.
Favorite birthday cake: Any kind of cheesecake or chocolate cream pie.
Car I drive: 2002 Honda Accord.
Best car I've ever had: Large Buick station wagon and white Alfa Romeo Spider I now have.
Politician I most admire: Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.).
Favorite president: Ronald Reagan (R), because he was a great communicator and compromiser and was able to bring people together.
Person in history I would most like to meet: Thomas Jefferson.
Most important influence in my life: Former supervisor Nancy K. Falck (R-Dranesville).
Favorite place to vacation: Garden City Beach, S.C.
Most interesting place I ever visited: Touring Poland and visiting family there. Also, Alaska, and Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
Pet peeve: Closed-minded people.
Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: I don't do breakfast.
Impression people have of Fairfax County that I would most like to change: That Fairfax is a bedroom community with no sense of place.
Nobody knows I: Am an avid sports enthusiast -- I love to play golf and walk at the McLean High School track -- and in my spare time enjoy playing the piano.
Best movie I've ever seen: "Bullitt," a Steve McQueen classic.