Republican Duane Snow is an incumbent candidate for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Four of the six seats on board will be determined in the November 5 election. Other candidates in this race include: Liz Palmer (D).
Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 10 questions about their qualifications, priorities and important quality of life issues. Included in the box at the right are links to the full transcript and audio recording of those interviews (also available on iTunes).
Highlights of all the candidate responses are available in this downloadable 2013 Voter Guide.
Bio: For 25 years (1978-2003) CEO and President of Snow's Landscape and Garden Center. Hosted the longest Running Radio Gardening Show in the Nation. Former PVCC Instructor.
Church responsibilities: Bishop, two separate congregations (8 yrs). My wife and I served as missionaries for 18 months in the Philippines. Helped train local leaders in 14 separate congregations. Also participated and worked with two Rotary Clubs in the Philippines. Helped with two medical missions, tree planting, water purification and nutrition outreach sponsored by the Rotary Clubs. Currently serving as a Family Services Missionary, with my wife, facilitating Addiction Recovery Programs in Charlottesville and Waynesboro.
Education: Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Science
Occupation: CEO RDPD, LLC, rental property.
Previous political experience: 4 years Board of Supervisors, 3 years Architectural Review Board; 10 years State Agriculture Council, 2 years Rivanna River Basin Commission; 3 years Metropolitan Planning Organization; 2 years Local Energy Alliance Board
Age on Election Day: 68
Neighborhood or area of residence: West Leigh, Ivy area
Family: My wife, Rena, and I have been married for 46 yrs. 5 Children all graduated from Albemarle County Public Schools, 14 Grandchildren (5 generations)
Other interests and experiences:
- Hobbies: Scuba Diving, Cycling, Motorcycles, Dancing
- Civic activities: American Heart Association, Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow, Club past president), Boy Scouts of America local committee.
Telephone: (434) 284-0825