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Virginia Foxx's Biography

Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 5, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (NC) - District 5

Contact Information

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616 Rime Frost
Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone: 877-253-0861
Phone: 828-263-0093

400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 205
Boone, NC 28607

3540 Clemmons Road, Suite 125
Clemmons, NC 27012

2462 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Virginia Ann Foxx

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Tom; 1 Child: Theresa

Birth Date:

06/29/1943

Birth Place:

New York, NY

Home City:

Boone, NC

Religion:

Christian

Master's, College Teaching, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

EdD, Curriculum/Higher Education/Teaching, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1985

BA, English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1968

Representative, United States House of Representatives, North Carolina, District 5, 2004-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, North Carolina, District 5, 2018, 2020

Secretary, Republican Conference, United States House of Representatives, 2013-2016

Senator, North Carolina State Senate, 1995-2004

Member, Congressional Caucus on Taiwan, present

Member, Congressional Prayer Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Second Amendment Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Textile Caucus, present

Member, Immigration Reform Caucus, present

Member, Pro-Life Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Methamphetamines Caucus

Former Chair, Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Rules Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, United States House of Representatives

Former Instructor/Research Assistant, Caldwell Community College

Owner/Operator, Grandfather Mountain Nursery, 1976-2004

President/Consultant, Mayland Community College, 1987-1994

Deputy Secretary for Management, North Carolina Department of Administration, 1985-1987

Assistant Dean of the General College, Appalachian State University, 1978-1985

Professor, Appalachian State University, 1978-1985

Secretary, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1968

Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964-1968

Former Member, Advisory Panel, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Member, American Legion Auxiliary

Member, American Legislative Exchange Conference (ALEC)

Member, Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel on Child Care, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Member, Board, Foscoe-Grandfather Community Center

Member, Board of Visitors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Former Member, Executive Committee, North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry

Board Member, John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

Charter Member, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History

Member, National Advisory Council for Women's Educational Programs

Member, National Association of Women Legislators

Board Member, North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research

Member, North Carolina Citizens For Business and Industry

Member, North Carolina Republican Assembly

Member, North Carolina Women's Forum

Former Member, Rotary International

Member, Watauga County Board of Education, 1976-1988

Astrological Sign:

Cancer

Awards:

Order of the Long Leaf Pine, Governor Jim Martin
Contributions to Sociology Award, 2002, North Carolina Sociology Association
Award for Outstanding Citizenship for Exceptional Public Service, Watauga County
Alan Keith-Lucas Friend of Children Award, 2002, North Carolina Child Care Association
Guardian of Small Business, 2000, National Federation of Independent Business
Distinguished Fundraising Award, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of the United States of America/South Field
Outstanding Public Official Award, North Carolina Christmas Tree Association
Spirit of Enterprise Award, United States Chamber of Commerce
True Blue Award, Family Research Council

Favorite Book:

"1776," and "The Forgotten Man."

Favorite Musician:

Chairman of the Board and Frank Sinatra

Favorite TV Shows:

Fox News

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Reading, Gardening

Number of Grandchildren:

2

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