John Lovaas is a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer, having served in the US foreign aid program. He and his wife Fran are long time Reston homeowners. In addition to having served on the Boards of Directors of the Reston Association, the Reston Community Center and as President of the Reston Citizens Association, Mr. Lovaas is a founder of the Reston Farmers Market at Lake Anne. He has worked in Reston community television since 1998 and is the host/producer of the public affairs program RESTON IMPACT on Comcast Channel 28.
He and Fran now reside in Lake Anne. They were selected Best of Reston Award winners in 2007.