Virginia Beach, Virginia , United States
Nov 12, 2009 05:37am
•Taught in the City’s public school system.
•Served on the Virginia Beach School Board from 1996 to 2000 and as Vice-Chair from 1998 to 1999.
•Has served on the Virginia Beach City Council since 2000.
•Works as a realtor with Prudential Towne.
Rosemary is a loyal Republican, a leader who can get things done.
•Long-time member, the Republican Party of Virginia Beach.
•Past President, Princess Anne Republican Women’s Club.
•Hampton Roads Chair, Women for McDonnell.
•South Hampton Roads Chair, Americans for Prosperity–
leading the fight against Card Check and Obamacare.
•Led the fight on City Council to help cut the real estate tax rate by 27%, from $1.22 to $0.89.
•Spearheaded the policy change that makes sure our City no longer does business with companies that employ illegal aliens.
•Was the first on Council to stand up against the recent proposed tax increases.
•Received the Women in Business Achievement Award, 2007, Inside Business Magazine.
Rosemary has always been a strong leader in keeping our community safe and providing a world-class education to our children. She has worked diligently for smart, fiscally responsible growth that keeps our promise with the Navy and preserves the security of NAS Oceana’s home in Virginia Beach.
As a firm believer in responsible government and as a civic-minded citizen, Rosemary has served as:
•Chairman of the Lynnhaven House Board of Directors/Southeastern Branch of the APVA
•Chairman of the Colonial Education Center capital campaign- raised over $1 million
•Friends of the Library Board member
•City Council Legislative Liaison
•City Council Liaison to the Virginia Beach Development Authority
•City Council Liaison to the School Modernization Committee
•Board member Workforce Housing Advisory Board
•City Council Liaison to the Planning Commission Preservation Housing Committee
•Council member Oceana Conformity Land Use Committee
•Old Dominion University Alumni Board member
•The Planning Council Board Member
•Virginia Beach United Methodist Church member
Virginia Municipal League:
•Elected to Virginia Municipal League, Executive committee
•Chairman of the Human Development and Education Committee, VML
•Appointed to National League of Cities Economic Development and Community Committee
•Appointed to Foundation for Virginia, Board member