Words cannot describe how humbled and appreciative I am to have been re-elected by the people of Virginia Beach! It’s an incredible honor to serve and represent our community. I embrace the challenges we face and am committed to putting in the work to advocate for our great city.
We're still recovering from the impacts of COVID-19. Virginia Beach needs knowledgeable, qualified, compassionate, and composed leadership to support our community in weathering the challenges to come as we enter new financial recovery stages. I believe that I possess all of these qualities and more - which is why I have been endorsed overwhelmingly by the business community in Virginia Beach, including: •A+ Grade from The Coastal Virginia Chamber of Commerce •The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce •Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association •Hampton Roads Realtor Association
Last night’s Meet & Eat was a huge success! I am so grateful to the amazing support of the Arrowhead - Carolanne Farm neighborhood for coming out and enjoying delicious food and conversation with me and my team!
Last week, there was a public hearing on adding a public referendum on district voting on the ballot. It was an engaging discussion as we heard from residents’ opinions about district voting. I believe that we need to hear from you, the voters, on a direct referendum vote during the General Election on November 3. … Continue reading District Voting Referendum
Join me for my 2020 Re-Election Kickoff! As a small business owner, the wife of a Seatack Elementary teacher and mother of two, I've worked to bring a refreshing perspective balanced with an understanding of the challenges facing families. Four years ago at the age of 27, I became the youngest person ever elected in … Continue reading 2020 Campaign Kickoff!
Bruce Thompson recently mentioned me in an article and threatened to leave the city entirely if there was a change in leadership on the Virginia Beach City Council. After my response, he then dismissed my opinion, doubled-down and said that I “went nuts” and I am “jealous”.
Are we unable to even gracefully disagree?
Virginia Beach is a great place to call home, but we need a better direction moving forward. The upcoming election is crucial to determining the direction of our city: we need to let our voice be heard loud and clear.
I urge Beach residents who also want better government to join me in supporting these candidates who have earned my trust and my support:
Earlier this week, hotelier Bruce Thompson threatened to pull his investments out of our region if there was a “change in leadership” this November. He specifically called me out as well as fellow Councilmembers John Moss and Bobby Dyer, and was disappointed to see our “failure” to recognize the importance of economic development incentives. He mentioned his concern for our city’s future.