Graves Elected Reston Association President

by Karen Goff April 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm 2 Comments

Ellen Graves/Credit: RA Apartment owners representative Ellen Graves was elected president by Reston Association’s Board of Directors on Wednesday.

Graves has served on the RA board since 2013, when she was selected by the board to fill a vacant Hunters Woods/Dogwood seat. She was elected to a three-year term as the apartment owners’ rep in 2014.

Graves has been a resident of Reston for more than 30 years. 

Professionally, Graves worked at IBM for many years and was the Executive Director of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Inc. and was formerly Chief of Staff for Fairfax County Supervisor Cathy Hudgins.

Graves has also served Reston in several volunteer capacities. She is on the board of the Reston Historic Trust and Museum, sits on the Southgate Community Advisory Board and formerly was the Chair of RA’s Election committee.

Other officers elected were At-large Director Michael Sanio (vice president); Lake Anne/Tall Oaks Director Eve Thompson (secretary) and North Point Director Dannielle LaRosa (treasurer).

Photo: Ellen Graves/Courtesy of RA

  • Was very happy to see this last night!!
    Congratulations elana (I’m going by the new name!)

  • Cluster Tycoon

    Its nice to see a woman taking the lead, recent history shows that men in elevated positions are irrational and tend to ignore their constituents – quite the opposite can be said about Miss Graves. Welcome and best wishes, moving us forward and making stuff happen!


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