Phyllis J. Randall was elected Chair at Large of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in November 2015. Her election was historic as she became the first woman of color in Virginia’s history to be an elected chair of a county Board.
As Loudoun’s Chair at Large, she represents Loudoun on various regional, state and national bodies including, serving as Chair of the Virginia Association of Counties Health and Human Resources sub-committee, Vice Chair of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, member of the Council of Governments Board of Directors and member of the National Association of Counties Health and Human Resources Committee
In June of 2018, Chair Randall was selected as one of only twenty-five women in the country to be included in the 2019 class of Governing Magazine’s Women in Government Leadership Program. In addition, in 2018, the citizens of Loudoun County voted Chair Randall Favorite Public Official, an honor which she is most humbled by and proud of.
From 2009-2011, Chair Randall served as Chair of Virginia’s Fair Housing Board under Governors Tim Kaine and Bob McDonnell. From 2014 to June of 2018, she served as Chair of Virginia’s State Board of Corrections under Governor Terry McAuliffe.
By profession, Chair Randall is a mental health therapist, working with substance abusing offenders in a local adult detention center, a position she enjoyed for over fifteen years.
She and her husband Thaddeus (T.W.) have lived in Loudoun since 2003, and are the proud parents of two sons, Ashon and Aaron.