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Don Beyer, Jr.'s Biography

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 8, Democratic

Contact Information

5285 Shawnee Road, Suite 250
Alexandria, VA 22312

1119 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Donald 'Don' S. Beyer, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Megan; 4 Children: Clara, Grace, Don, Stephanie

Birth Date:

06/20/1950

Birth Place:

US Army Hos. Trieste,Italy

Home City:

Alexandria, VA

Religion:

Christian

BA, Economics, Williams College, 1968-1972

Attended, Wellesley College, 1971

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 8, 2014-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 8, 2018

Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1990-1998

President, Virginia General Assembly, 1990-1998

Candidate, Governor of Virginia, 1997

Member, Commission on Child Sexual Assault

Former Member, Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Governor's Commission on Welfare Reform

Former Member, Natural Resources Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Ranking Member, Oversight Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Research & Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Space Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Federal Lands, United States House of Representatives

Chair, Virginia Economic Recovery Commission

Member, Virginia’s Poverty and Welfare Reform Commission

Former Member, Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Commonwealth Transportation Board, 1987-1990

Member, Governor's Commission on Efficiency in Government,, 1986-1988

Owner, Beyer Subaru, 1999-present

Owner, Land Rover Alexandria, 1997-present

Owner, Don Beyer Automotive Group, 1974-present

Former General Manager, Car Dealership

Virginia Chair, Clinton-Gore and Kerry-Edwards Campaigns

Former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, Commonwealth of Virginia

Ambassador, Switzerland & Liechtenstein, United States Department of State, 2009-2013

Summer Emloyee, Car Dealership, 1974

Chair, Accountability for Educational Excellence

Volunteer, Al Gore Presidential Campaign

Volunteer, Barack Obama Senator Caucus Race

Former Member, Board of Directors, D.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Past President, Falls Church, Chamber of Commerce

Co-Founder, Northern Virginia Technology Council

Member, Phi Beta Kappa

President, Youth for Tomorrow

Member, Board of Trustees, The Potomac School, 2005-2009

Chair, Jobs for Virginia Graduates, 1996-2009

Chair, MidAtlantic Finance, Obama for America, 2007-2008

Chair, American International Automobile Dealers Association, 2000-2007

Finance Chairman, Mark Warner’s Forward Together campaign, 2006

Treasurer, Howard Dean, Dean for America, 2003-2004

Chair, Gerald Baliles Campaign, 1984-1985

Awards:

Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Williams College; Presidential Scholar, President Lyndon Johnson

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Politics, Hiking, Reading

Names of Grandchildren:

Ava, Will

Number of Grandchildren:

2

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