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Live Chat w/ Councilman Justin M. Wilson – April 21 @ 5:00pm

Councilman Justin M. WilsonOn Tuesday, April 21 @ 5:00pm join us for our first Live Chat with Councilman Justin Wilson. Justin was elected to Council in July 2007 in a special election and is running for re-election on May 5. Active in the community, Mr. Wilson has experience in many issues facing our City.

Please tune in live on Tuesday, April 21 when Councilman Wilson will take your questions. If aren’t available then, feel free to leave your questions in the comments and we’ll select some for the discussion. You can also email them to me @ carlylenewzguy@gmail.com.

A little background on Councilman Wilson:

Councilman Wilson is the past chair of the Alexandria Transit Company Board of Directors, which operates Alexandria’s DASH bus service, and served on the Budget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee. Wilson served two terms as president of the Del Ray Citizens Association and was appointed by former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner to the Commonwealth’s Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, and is current Gov.Tim Kaine’s appointee to the Virginia Board of Juvenile Justice serving as that board’s secretary.

He is a past Commissioner on the Alexandria Commission on Information Technology, and a graduate of the Alexandria Citizens Police Academy. Wilson is active in Alexandria’s non-profit community as treasurer and a member of the board of directors of Computer C.O.R.E., which provides computer training to low-income adults in Northern Virginia.

As a member of City Council, Councilman Wilson now serves on the Board of Directors of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership and the Eisenhower Partnership. He is a member of the Youth Policy Commission, the Alexandria Library Board, and he has returned to service on the Commission on Information Technology. Regionally, Justin serves as Alexandria’s representative to the Human Services Policy Committee, the Ad Hoc Task Force on Regional Water Supply Issues, and as the alternate representation to the Transportation Planning Board for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Councilman Wilson also is a member of Alexandria NAACP, the Mount Vernon Group of Sierra Club, and the Northern Virginia Urban League.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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Great site, Good info