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Residence:     Tuckahoe District
Telephone:    (office) 288-5451 or 285-4728
Family:         Married to State Delegate John M. O'Bannon, III, M.D.
                Children are all adults and graduates of Henrico County Public Schools -- Douglas Freeman High School
Education:       Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S., Secondary Education
                        University of Oxford, England; Certificate of Attendance
                        Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Virginia Tech); Certified Planning Commissioner
 
Civic Involvement:
        Native of Richmond, Virginia, and lifetime resident of the Richmond metropolitan area
        Resident of Henrico County since 1971
        Elected Member of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors since November, 1995
                Chairman, Henrico County Board of Supervisors, 1999, 2004, 2010, 2014
                Vice-Chair, Henrico Board, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2013
                Henrico County Audit Committee, 2005 - present
        Chair, 2011 Commemoration Advisory Committee/Henrico County 400th Commemoration (2008-2011)
 
Interstate:
Local Government Advisory Committee to the Chesapeake Bay Program -- Chair 2000-2002, Executive Committee 2000-2002, Member 1998 to 2002
 
State:
Virginia State Executive Council for Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families (2012-2015)
Virginia Coalition for Open Government (Freedom of Information) -- 2008-present
Virginia State Building Code Technical Review Board, Member -- 1997 to present
Virginia Interoperability of Emergency Communications (statewide), Executive Committee; Policy Committee 2007-present
Virginia Workforce Council, Member -- 1999 to 2003
Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute (VNRLI); Graduate 2002
 
Regional:
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital Community Advisory Board - Member, January 2015 through December 2017
Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) -- Member 1996 to present; Executive Committee 1996 to 2011
Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization -- Member 1996 to present, Executive Committee, present; Chair in 2000 and 2010
Metropolitan Richmond Air Quality Committee -- Chair, 2005 to present
Leadership Metro Richmond (LMR) Class of 1998
Greater Richmond Partnership (2012-current); Chair, 2014-2015
Capital Region Airport Commission (2012-current)
 
National Association of Counties:
Large Urban County Caucus Steering Committee; Vice-Chair 2001-2005; Member currently
NACo Telecommunications & Technology Steering Committee, 2003-2007; Member 2000 to present; Vice-Chair, 2014-16
 
Virginia Association of Counties:
VACo Telecommunications and Utilities Committee; Chair 2004 to 2008, Member 1998 to present
VACo Executive Committee; Representative, District 3; currently
VACo Nominating Committee, 2002 to 2012
 
Virginia Municipal League:
VML Environmental Quality Policy Committee; 1996 to 2012
VML Executive Committee, 2006-2011
 
Other:
Henricus Foundation Board of Trustees, 1986 to present
Asian-American Society of Central Virginia, Member
Senior Connections Board of Directors; 2001-2004
Virginia Health Quality Center (VHQC), Board of Directors, 2002-2006
 
River Road Hills Neighborhood Association, President 1981-1983 and 1995-1996; Member, 1978-present
River Road Church (Baptist); Member 1980 to present; Deacon 2006-2009; 2012-currently
Richmond Academy of Medicine Alliance; Member 1980 to present; Chairman, Benefit Antiques Show 1988
Commonwealth Parenting Center speaker: Violence on View -- How Violence in the Media Impacts our Children 1989 to 1991
 
Awards:
    Winner ---Good Housekeeping Magazine's "Women in Government" Award, July 2000 (through Rutgers University's Center for American Women and Politics, Partnership for Trust in Government and the Ford Foundation) for work on Henrico County's Domestic Violence Team Initiative -- 1996 to present (nominated by Virginians for Integrity in Government)
    Winner --- YWCA 2001 Outstanding Women Awards for Government/Politics (2001)
    Winner --- Richmond Magazine "Richmond's Best and Worst", August 2007 issue -- Object of Our Affection #11:     Pat O'Bannon (for work on cost of land purchases for Henrico County)
 
Professional History:
Former English teacher, Douglas Freeman High School
Former Community News Editor, Richmond Suburban Newspapers
Former Development Associate, Central Virginia's Public Broadcasting
 
Professional Memberships:
Virginia Government Communicators Association
Virginia Press Women's Association
 
 
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