Reston, VA

Supervisor Chair Sharon Bulova after Transportation Committee meeting TuesdayFairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova has been named by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe as a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Mary Washington.

Board of Visitors serve a four-year term and may be appointed to an additional term. Another high-profile person from this area, Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Ingrao, is on the UMW Board.

“I thank Governor McAuliffe for this appointment and am honored to serve in this capacity,” said Bulova in a release. “The University of Mary Washington is a top-notch institution and I look forward to working with board, faculty and staff members of the university.  My daughter Karin graduated UMW in 1993 and has many happy memories of her years on campus.”

Said McAuliffe: “Virginia’s economic future runs through our colleges and universities, and the leaders I appointed to Boards of Visitors this year understand the imperative to strengthen our academic institutions and make them more accessible to students from all walks of life. I ask each [Board member] to use his or her knowledge and experience to foster innovation at their institutions, to keep the burden of tuition as low as possible and to emphasize access and completion for every student.”

Sharon Bulova/file photo


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