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Matthew J. "Matt" Lohr

Member From: 2006 - April 30, 2010

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  • Birth Date: 1971 Birth Place:Harrisonburg, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Andrea Sue Lynch
  • Children: Caroline Belle and Carson Jacob
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  • Education: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (B.S.; Agricultural Education; 1995)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Farmer and motivational speaker
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Harrisonburg Baptist Church National FFA (former vice president) Rockingham County Farm Bureau (former president) Broadway Timberville Ruritan (former president) Rockingham County Planning Commission (former member, chairman)
  • Additional Info: Appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell as Commissioner of Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services May, 2010 -December 2013
  • Awards: American Farm Bureau, National Excellence in Agriculture Winner (2003) Virginia Poultry Federation, Environmental Award Winner (2004) Virginia Cooperative Council, Young Farmer Award (2005) Virginia Career and Technical Education Association, Legislator of the Year (2008) Virginia Economic Development Association, Legislator of the Year (2008) Virginia Farm Bureau, Warren Beach Award (2009) Virginia Tech, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award (2010)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Rockingham County School Board (2002-05)
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2006 County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg 26 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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2007 County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg 26 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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2008 County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg 26 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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2009 County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg 26 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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Finance
2010 County of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg 26 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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Finance

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