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Viola O. Baskerville

Member From: 1998 - 2005

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  • Birth Date: 1951 Birth Place:Richmond, Virginia 23230
  • Gender: Female Race: African American
  • Spouse: Archer Lewis Baskerville, M.D.
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  • Education: The College of William and Mary in Virginia (B.A.; 1973) University of Iowa College of Law; IA (J.D.; 1979)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Consultant
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Make Women Count (advisory board) Richmond Renaissance Coalition of 100 Black Women Ginter Park Residents' Association Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership (statewide advisory board) The Virginia Foundation for Women (board member) Historic Richmond Foundation (advisory board) National Council of Negro Women (life member) Kappa Delti Pi International Education Honor Society (2003)
  • Additional Info: Email: vbaskerville@comcast.net
  • Awards: Virginia Women Attorneys Association Advocacy (2002) American Institute of Architects, James River Chapter Citation (2002) Planned Parenthood Federation of America Responsible Choices (2002) Omicron Delta Kappa, College of William and Mary Chapter (2001) Outstanding Domestic Violence Advocate, Richmond Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee (2001) American Lung Association of Virginia Excellence in Advocacy (2001) Mary Ann Rennolds Award for Reproductive Freedom (2001) Pi Lambda Theta International Excellence (2001) National Council of Negro Women Vision, Henrico Chapter (2001) Golden Hammer-Margurite Crumley Preservation Award (2000) Center for Women's Policy Studies National Honor Roll of State Legislators (1999) Flemming Fellows Leadership Institute, Class of 1999 YWCA Outstanding Women's Award, government (1998) Fulbright (1973)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1998 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
Science and Technology
1999 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
Militia and Police
Science and Technology
2000 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
Science and Technology
2001 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Labor and Commerce
Science and Technology
2002 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2003 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2004 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology
2005 County of Henrico (part); City of Richmond (part) 71 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions
Science and Technology

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