Democrat Norman Dill is a candidate for the Rivanna seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Three of the six seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Other candidates in this race include: Lawrence Gaughan (I); and Richard Lloyd (R).
Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 11 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 2015 Voter Guide. The biographical information below is provided by each candidate.
Bio: Norman grew up in a large family and worked in his family’s retail lumberyards before leaving for college. An active volunteer, he served as president of Charlottesville-Albemarle Recycling Together in the 1980’s, and has served at several nonprofits since. He is currently finance chair at Twice is Nice Resale Shop which supports Mountainside Senior Living, and is Vice President of Virginia Foodworks. In addition to Rebecca’s, he has operated Harlowe-Powell Auctions and the Ruckersville Gallery. Norman has taught classes at PVCC on starting one’s own business and has informally assisted many local people with their entrepreneurial ventures.
Education: B.A., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania; M.B.A, Harvard Business School
Occupation: Founder and President of Rebecca’s Natural Food
Previous Political Experience: None
Age on Election Day: 61
Neighborhood: Ashcroft neighborhood on Pantops
Hometown: Carmel, NY
Family: 5 children, who all graduated from Albemarle County schools, and 4 grandchildren. He is married to Sue Davis-Dill.
Other interests and experiences: I like to be outdoors, travel, read, and try to keep up with my grandchildren.
Telephone: (434) 295-8733