Democrat Ned Gallaway is a candidate for the Rio District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Three of the six seats on the board will be determined in the November 7 election. Gallaway is running unopposed.
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.
Bio: My interest in serving on the Board of Supervisors is about Moving Albemarle Forward. My vision of moving forward includes a focus on three top priorities: public education, public safety, and smart, sustainable economic development. The residents of Albemarle rightly have strong expectations to sustain a high quality of life and I’m running to ensure that it’s protected and enhanced in the coming years.
Education: BFA Ohio University, 1996 EDD The Curry School, UVA 2014
Occupation: General Sales Manager, Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville
Previous political experience: At Large Member Albemarle Co School Bd, 2011-15; Chair, 2014-2015 Albemarle County School Long Range Planning Advisory Committee, Rio District Member, 2011 Albemarle County Parent Council, Agnor Hurt Rep, 2010-2011
Age on Election Day: 43
Neighborhood or area of residence: Dunlora
Hometown: Wheeling, WV
Family: Wife - Julie; Daughters - Kaitlyn (16); Maggie (11); AJ (8)
Other interests and experiences: Reading, kayaking, spending time w family, watching my kids play sports (soccer, field hockey, baseball), attending UVA Women's Soccer games