Republican Richard Lloyd 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: Norman Dill (D); and Lawrence Gaughan (I).
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: Richard was born in Greenwood, Albemarle County, and later raised in Hopewell, Virginia. He earned his degree in Mechanical and Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and has attended executive programs at the Wharton School. He held executive positions at Ingersoll-Rand & Co., and he also founded a successful private business, based in Seattle, Washington. After 12 years of successful operation, he sold his business and retired. Dresser-Rand Co rehired him as they became a public company. After serving for 4 years he again retired in Albemarle County, where he lives with his wife Christy.
Education: Two degrees from VA Tech; Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Occupation: Retired Business Owner and Executive
Previous political experience: For six years, involved as an engineer in the Citizens for Sustainable Water Plan and addressed the Charlottesville City Council and County Board of Supervisors many times on the community water plan; also been involved with County’s solid waste and recycling plans. One-time treasurer for the community activist group, Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population. Sponsor and volunteer for three Congressional campaigns for U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt, and one for State Senator Bryce Reeves.
Age on Election Day: 64
Hometown: Albemarle County, VA
Family: Married to my wife Christine for 37 years. We have two adult children.
Other interests and experiences: My chief interest is my family — my wife of 37 years Christy, and my two adult children, Blythe and Lewis. My wife and I enjoy traveling and sharing meals with family and friends, and participating in community activities. Recently we hosted a “picnic in the graveyard” for our extended family, where the Old Guard reminisced and the family’s younger members listened to favorite family stories.
Telephone: (434) 466.0980