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Shelly A. Simonds

Member From: 2020 - Present

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  • Birth Date: 1967 Birth Place:Oxford, OH
  • Gender: Female Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Paul M. Danehy
  • Children: Tessa and Georgia
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Education: Bucknell University (B.A., 1991)
    Stanford University (M.A., 1994)
  • Military Service:
  • Occupation/Profession: Family Property Manager
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Sister Cities of Newport News (vice chairman)
    Womens Club of Hilton Village (member)
    Hilton Presbyterian Church (member)
    Virginia Sierra Club (member)
    NAACP (member)
  • Awards: Virginia School Board Association, Award of Distinction (2012-2015)
    Anne Bright Holton Award (2018)
    Community Builders Trailblazer Award (2019)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Newport News School Board (2012-2019)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2020 City of Newport News (part) 94 Democrat Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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Public Safety

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