National Organizations and Labor Unions

Project 100
• People's House Project
• SMART Transportation Union
• Working Families Party
American Federation of Government Employees, Local 448

National Honors

Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

Former Candidates for Congress in Virginia's 2nd District

David Nygaard, Candidate, Virginia Beach City Council
Garry Hubbard, Candidate, Virginia Beach City Council

Elected Officials

Kelly Convirs-Fowler, Virginia House of Delegates, District 21
Trenace Riggs, Virginia Beach School Board Member, former Virginia Beach Education Association President
Dorothy “Dottie” Holtz, Virginia Beach School Board Member, retired educator
Joel McDonald, Virginia Beach School Board

Community and Grassroots Leaders

Henry Howell III, Former Chair of the Virginia Beach Democratic Committee and son of Lt. Governor, Henry Howell, Jr.
Dr. Sheila Elliott, President of AFGE Local 2328, representing the Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Hampton
• Dr. Veronica Coleman
, Pastor/Founder New Jerusalem Ministries and 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 84th District
David Rose-CarmackRealtor, 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 83rd District
Willie Randall, Norfolk, Eastern Shore, 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 100th District
Michael Wade, 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 91st District
Kelly DeLucia, 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 96th District
Kellen Squire, ER nurse, 2017 House of Delegates Candidate, 58th District
Cassie DeSena Jacobs, MS, LCSW, Psychotherapist, Newport News
Dalila Montes, Peninsula Progressives
Nisa Cochran, Virginia Beach, Member of Together We Will, Writer and Activist
Lindsey Terry, Virginia Beach Activist
Sonia Galvez, Virginia Beach Activist
Erin Edlow, Virginia Beach Activist
Susan Lang, Environmental Activist
Geraldine Eady, Virginia Beach
Atoy Carrington, Norfolk Activist
Susan Loesberg, Virginia Beach Activist
Marlo S.J. Dean, Disability Rights Activist
Caswell Richardson, Norfolk Activist
Saher Mirza, Norfolk, Muslim Community of Tidewater
Beth Brooker, Equality Activist, Norfolk
Nancy Arduengo, Professor and Community Organizer, Accomack
Tommy Thompson, Norfolk


Melissa Harris-Perry, Author, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair, Wake University 
• Robley Jones, Director of Government Relations and Research for Virginia Education Association, past VEA President
Beblon Parks, VEA UniServ Manager & Director of the Office of Field Support, Organizing and Minority Engagement
Shirley George, VEA Univserv Director for Norfolk and Virginia Beach
Lisa Hannah, Virginia Beach Principal
Dominic Melito, past Virginia Education Association President, Vice President
Kelly Walker, Virginia Beach Educator
Cheryll Martin, Virginia Beach School Psychologist and former VEA President
Jeffrey G. Toussaint PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Wesleyan University
Tom Robotham, Adjunct Professor, Old Dominion University
Drew Lopenzina, Associate Professor, Old Dominion University
Mary Anna White, Norfolk Educator and Activist
Sam L. Eure, Jr., York County Educator
Carol Bauer, York County Educator
Kim Voska, York County Educator
Ed Gibbs, Virginia Beach Educator
Joanie Wood, Virginia Beach School Counselor
Malia Huddle, Chesapeake High School Career Counselor, Former Chesapeake Education Association President
Antoinette Barnes, Data Quality Secretary, Chesapeake Public Schools
Sylvie Barnett, Virginia Beach Public Schools Librarian
Deb Bonner, Virginia Beach Reading Specialist
Ed Gibbs, Virginia Beach Educator
Pat Grant, Virginia Beach Educator
Tameka Henry, Chesapeake Ecucator
Donna Higgins, Virginia Beach, Reading Specialist
Kaitlin Jensen, Virginia Beach Educator
Scott Boone, Virginia Beach Educator
Amy Siverd, Virginia Beach Educator


Keith Burgess, U.S. Navy
Kelbin Suero, U.S. Navy
Mike Coyle, U.S. Navy
Alex Josey, U.S. Navy
Wanda Beasley, U.S. Navy and educator
• Terri Powell Reid, U.S. Navy and educator
Daniel Wyckoff, Virginia Beach, Program Manager at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Retired
John Grant, U.S Navy 
Juanita Woodson-Williams, U.S. Navy
Maurice Hawkins, U.S. Air Force
Patrick Smith, U.S. Air Force
John Maps, U.S. Army
Nancy McPherson, U.S. Coast Guard
William Monroe, U.S. Navy

Military Spouses

Barbara McLaughlin, Educator, U.S. Navy Spouse
Tracey Wernikowski, Educator, U.S. Navy Spouse
Sandy Burgess, U.S. Navy Spouse
Lisa Coyle, U.S. Navy Spouse
Pat Grant, Educator, U.S. Navy Spouse

Healthcare Providers

Dr. Paul Lindner, OB-GYN
Dr. Steven Powers, OB-GYN
Helen Bottenfield, Virginia Beach, Healthcare Administrator
Scott Bottenfield, Virginia Beach, Healthcare Administrator

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  • Michael Wade
    published this page 2018-04-28 22:18:46 -0400