Fredericksburg City 2021 Election Guide
City Council Candidates
Jason Graham (uncontested)
Occupation: Jason works for a large management consulting firm in DC.
Bio: Jason lives in Idlewild with his wife, Stephanie, and their two young daughters. When he’s not at work or on the train he enjoys riding his bike on the VCR Trail, reading, and spending time with his family.
Community involvement: He has supported education through the Germanna Foundation, participated in cleanup projects with Friends of the Rappahannock, and volunteered his time through his neighborhood finance committee.
Bio: John is a retired archaeologist and practicing attorney in Fredericksburg. He and his wife, Mitzi, live on Charlotte Street. They have two adult daughters and eight grandchildren.
Community Involvement: Jon is a member of the Fredericksburg Architectural Review Board, and volunteers for several historic-preservation organizations, including the Blue Ribbon Panel of Tourism Cares, the George Washington Foundation, and the National Park Service, and he was appointed as a Kentucky Colonel by the governor of Kentucky in recognition of his work with young people
Dr. Andrew Reese
Occupation: Emergency Medicine Physician
Bio: Dr. Reese is a Navy Veteran and local Fredericksburg Area physician since 1994. He is married with two sons, an aviation enthusiast, and avid dog lover.
Community Involvement: Andy volunteers as the Operational Medical Director of Fredericksburg Fire and Rescue. He has been a been a volunteer youth coach for over a decade, volunteer coach for the University of Mary Washington Track and Field Program, an avid supporter of Music in the City, and supporter of MICAH Ministries and Empower House. He is a member of Fredericksburg Baptist Church where he serves as drummer in the church band.
Occupation: Delivery driver, UPS
Bio: Chuck and his wife, Kisha, reside in the Mayfield community with their three daughters. He is lifelong Fredericksburg resident, and a 1996 graduate of James Monroe High School.
Community Involvement: Chuck was a key organizer of the city’s gun give-back program, and is dedicated to historic preservation. He is also a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Occupation: President, Athena Construction Group
Bio: Amber is a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps.
Community Involvement: Citizen Advisory Panel, Fredericksburg Police Dept.; Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), Executive Advisory Board; 2013 SBA Small Business Champion of the Year for the Commonwealth of Virginia; Recipient of the Smart CEO award
City School Board Candidates
Occupation: Digital Modeling/Analysis, NSWC
Bio: Jennifer has lived in Fredericksburg for the past 23 years. She has three children: Her 15 year old daughter, Katelyn, a junior at James Monroe High School; Her 19 year old son, Kyle, a Sophomore at James Madison University; and her 22 year old son, Carter a recent graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH with a B.A. in Earth Science. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from Mary Washington College and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Applied Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Bio: Jesus is a first generation American. Born in Florida just a few months after his mother and 4 older siblings emigrated from Cuba. He is a father of 4 and retired Marine of 20 years. He and his wife, Elizabeth, a city elementary school teacher, will have 2 high school teens attending James Monroe HS starting this Fall.