Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall
P.O. Box 7000
Phyllis J. Randall was elected as Chair of the Board of Supervisors in November 2015. She serves on the Board’s Finance/Government Operations and Economic Development Committee, the Joint Board and School Board Committee, and the Transportation and Land Use Committee.
She also serves as one of the Board’s representatives on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, the Dulles Area Transportation Association, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, and the Route 28 Transportation Improvement District Commission. She also serves as the Board's representative on the Community Policy and Management Team.
Randall's commitment to public service began with her volunteer work in the Loudoun County Public Schools. At the state level, Governor Tim Kaine appointed her to be the citizen representative on Virginia’s Fair Housing Board in 2009. Governor Bob McDonnell retained her position on the Fair Housing Board where she eventually served as Chair. In March of 2014, Randall was appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia State Board of Corrections, where she served as Chair.
Randall has been a frequent editorial and opinion contributor to media in Northern Virginia and has appeared regularly as a political commentator on the Fairfax Public Access television show “The Road To…” Among her other community involvements, Randall served for two years (2008-2010) as Chairperson of the Loudoun County Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the Loudoun County School Board. She has also served on various other community boards such as the Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Advisory Board and Friends of Loudoun Mental Health.
In 2005, Randall completed the Sorensen Institute Candidate Training Program at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.
By profession 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. Her emphasis areas are substance abuse and offender services.
She and her husband Thaddeus, (T.W.) are the parents of two sons, Ashon and Aaron. The family attends Capital Community Church in Ashburn.