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Richard L. "Rich" Anderson

Member From: 2010 - 2017

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  • Birth Date: 1955 Birth Place:Roanoke, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Ruth Marian Valentine
  • Children: Scott M., Brooke J., John R., and Bria R. McKinnon
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Education: Northside High School, Roanoke, VA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (B.A., Political Science, 1979), Webster University, MO (M.A., Public Administration, 1982), Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL (Squadron Officers School, 1984), Air Command and State College, 1993; Air War College, 1998). Armed Forces Staff College (1994)
  • Military Service: USAF (1979-2009)
  • Occupation/Profession: USAF Colonel (retired)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Lake Ridge Baptist Church (usher), Virginia Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities, Virginia Board of Veterans Services, Virginia War Memorial Board of Trustees, Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High Speed Rail Commission, Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, Joint Commission on Technology and Science, Intelligent Transportation Systems Advisory Committee (former member), Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board, Virginia Commission on Civics Education (chairman), Virginia Open Education Curriculum Board (former member), National Conference of State Legislatures (executive committee), Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, Statewide Advisory Board, American Legion Post 364 (life member), VFW Post 1503 (life member), Disabled American Veterans Chapter 48 (life member), Air Force Association (life member), Military Officers Association of America, Mount Vernon Chapter (life member), Prince William Committee of 100, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Lake Ridge-Occoquan-Coles Civic Association (life member), Boy Scouts of America, Occoquan District Committee, Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) (former National Commander), General Assembly National Guard Caucus, Virginia Coalition on Open Government, Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, General Assembly Military and Veterans Caucus (chairman), House Business Development Caucus
  • Awards: USAF, Combat Readiness Medal (1982), Humanitarian Service Medal (1983), Meritorious Service Medal (1984, 1990, 1992), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2003), Legion of Merit (2006)
    Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1997, 2001)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2010 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Finance
General Laws
Science and Technology
2011 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Finance
General Laws
Science and Technology
2012 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Finance
General Laws
Science and Technology
Transportation
2013 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Finance
General Laws
Science and Technology
Transportation
2014 County of Prince William (part) Republican Science and Technology (Vice Chair)
Appropriations,
General Laws,
Transportation
2015 County of Prince William (part) Republican Science and Technology (Vice Chair)
Appropriations,
General Laws,
Transportation
2016 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Science and Technology (Chair)
Appropriations
General Laws
Transportation
2017 County of Prince William (part) 51 Republican Science and Technology (Chair)
Appropriations,
General Laws,
Transportation

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