Restonians Lisa Ehrhardt and Gerald Zavala, along with incumbent board member Bill Bouie, were appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to serve on the Reston Community Center Board of Governors.
Following RCC bylaws, the board members were appointed by the BOS at the request of Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins, after the results of the 2012 Preference Poll were tabulated.
Vote tallies were as follows:
- Gerald Zavala: 1,201
- Lisa Ehrhardt: 1,167
- William G. Bouie: 1,152
Zavala is a five-year resident of Reston with experience in many civic areas and activities. He is the Director of Development for the Fairfax County Park Foundation and is a recent graduate of the Leadership Fairfax program, as well as a member of the Lake Anne Elementary Parent Teacher Association and the Friends of Reston Regional Library. Gerald also volunteers for Reston Interfaith programs.
Ehrhardt is a 37-year resident of Reston and a previous employee of RCC. She is a social worker and diversity trainer with varied experience in the Reston community as a parent, volunteer and participant.
Bouie has served on the RCC Board since 2003, and served as the Board Chair from 2006 until 2008. He is also the current Chair of the Fairfax County Park Authority Board, and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Initiative for Public Art-Reston. He has also served in formal and informal roles in many other community organizations, including the Wolf Trap Associates Board of Directors, Reston Little League, Reston Youth Baseball, Reston’s YMCA Board of Management, the Fairfax County Athletic Council, the Friends of Reston, and the PIT Teen Center Board, among others.