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Christopher K. "Chris" Peace

Member From: January 25, 2006 - Present

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  • Birth Date: 1976 Birth Place:Richmond, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Ashley Hopkins
  • Children: Nina Camden and Henry
  • Religion: Episcopalian (Christian)
  • Education: St. Christopher's School
    Hampden-Sydney College (B.A., English, 1998)
    University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., 2002)
  • Military Service:
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: St. Peter's Episcopal Church - New Kent
    Virginia Commission on Youth
    Joint Commission on Health Care
    Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission (vice chairman)
    Virginia Housing Commission
    Virginia Health Information (board of directors)
    Virginia Council on Aging
    Fraternal Lodge No. 344
    Hanover Association of Businesses/Chamber of Commerce
    Hanover County Historical Society
    Hanover Ruritan Club
    Mechanicsville Businessmen's Association
    Sons of the American Revolution, Richmond Chapter
    Department of Criminal Justice Services Board
    St. John's Church Foundation (board member)
    Arthritis Foundation Board
  • Awards: Style Weekly, Top 40 Under 40 (2005)
    Virginia State Police Association, Legislative Rookie of the Year (2006)
    Virginia Sheriffs' Association, Legislative Rookie of the Year (2006)
    Virginia Council for Private Education, Child Advocacy Award (2009, 2014)
    Virginia Housing Coalition, Legislator of the Year (2010)
    Virginia Retail Merchants Association, Legislator of the Year (2010, 2013)
    American Conservative Union, Award for Conservative Excellence (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
    Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Legislative Vision Award (2012)
    Virginia Nurses Foundation, Friend of Nursing (2013)
    Virginia Pharmacists Association, Award of Merit (2013)
    Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia, Legislator of the Year (2013)
    Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Advocate Award (2014)
    Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education, Policymaker of the Year (2015)
    Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice, Home Care Public Policy Award (2015)
    Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Legislator of the Year (2016)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2006 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2007 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2008 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2009 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Finance
Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2010 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Finance
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
2011 Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), Henrico (part), King and Queen (part), King William (part), New Kent, and Spotsylvania (part) 97 Republican Courts of Justice
Finance
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
2012 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent 97 Republican Appropriations
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
2013 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent 97 Republican Appropriations
General Laws
Health Welfare and Institutions
2014 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent Republican General Laws (Vice Chair)
Appropriations,
Health, Welfare and Institutions
2015 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent Republican General Laws (Vice Chair)
Appropriations,
Health, Welfare and Institutions
2016 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent 97 Republican General Laws (Vice Chair)
Appropriations
Health, Welfare and Institutions
2017 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent 97 Republican General Laws (Vice Chair)
Appropriations
Health, Welfare and Institutions
2018 Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent 97 Republican General Laws (Chair)
Appropriations
Health, Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
Select Committee on School Safety

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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