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Robert J. "Rob" Wittman

Member From: 2006 - December 13, 2007

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  • Birth Date: 1959 Birth Place:Washington, DC
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Kathryn Jane Sisson
  • Children: Devon W. Gooch and Josh
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  • Education: Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.S.; Biology; 1981) University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; NC (M.P.H.; 1990) Virginia Commonwealth University (Ph.D.; 2002)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Shellfish Sanitation
  • Memberships/Affiliations: St. James Episcopal Church Montross Jaycees (former member, secretary) Boy Scouts of America, Northern Neck District (former program chairman) Boy Scout Troop 252 (former assistant scoutmaster) Montross Revitalization Committee (former Funding and Grants chairman) Montross Fall and Spring Festival Committee (1992--) Westmoreland County Revitalization Committee (former cochairman) Pi Alpha Alpha, national honorary society for public affairs (former member) Bank of Lancaster (Community Reinvestment Board, former chairman, board of directors) Rappahannock Community College, Citizens Advisory Board, General Engineering Technology Subcommittee (former member) Northern Neck Christian Men's Group (former officer in charge) Montross-Westmoreland Sewer Authority (chairman, 2000--) Rappahannock River Basin Commission (former vice chairman, chairman, 2001--) Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (former vice chairman, chairman, 2002--) Northern Neck Planning District Commission (2003--)
  • Awards: Middle Peninsula Health District, Environmental Health Specialist of the Year (1989) Outstanding College Student in America (1989) Virginia Commonwealth University, Commonwealth Fellowship Scholarship (1994) Virginia Jaycees, Outstanding Young Virginian (1996) Governor James Gilmore, Patrick Henry Award (2001) Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District, Watershed Award (2002)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: United States House of Representatives, 2007-; Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors (1996-2005; chairman, 2004-05) Montross Town Council (1986-96; Mayor, 1992-96)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2006 Counties of Caroline (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Militia Police and Public Safety
Transportation
2007 Counties of Caroline (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Republican Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Militia Police and Public Safety
Transportation

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