Public forums to engage with the 13 candidates vying for seats on Reston Association’s Board of Directors are slated for the end of the month.
There are 11 candidates are running for three at-large board seats and two candidates are running for the South Lakes District seat in an election that could dramatically alter the makeup of the board.
The at-large candidates’ forum for candidates seeking a three-year term is set for Monday, Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. at RA headquarters (12001 Sunrise Valley Drive). The forum for South Lakes candidates and at-large candidates seeking a one-year term is set for the next day at the same time and place. A tentative rain date is set for March 1.
The breakdown of candidates is as follows:
- Two at-large seats (three-year term): Aaron Webb, Colin Meade, Derrick Watkins, John Pinkman, Sridhar Ganesan, Travis G. Johnson and Ven Iyer
- At-large seat (one-year term): Andy Sigle, David Ballard, John Bowman, Ray Wedell
- South Lakes District seat (three-year term): Tammi Petrine and Julie Bitzer
The voting period for the election is March 5 through April 2. Results will be announced on April 10 at the annual members’ meeting at 7 p.m.
Stay tuned for candidate profiles on Reston Now in the coming weeks. Information on each candidate is available on RA’s website.
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