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Gerry ConnollyDEMDemocrat United States Representative, VA-11
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Years of Experience
VAResidence (state)

Gerald Edward Connolly (born March 30, 1950) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district, first elected in 2008. The district is anchored in Fairfax County, an affluent suburban county west of Washington, D.C. It includes all of Fairfax City and part of Prince William County. Connolly is a member of the Democratic Party.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Harvard University
MPA
1979
Maryknoll College
BA Literature
1971
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Virginia
2008 - Current
Chair
Board of Supervisors, Fairfax County
2003 - 2007
Providence District Supervisor
Board of Supervisors, Fairfax County
1995 - 2003
Vice President
Washington Office, SRI International
1989 - 1997
Staff
United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee
1979 - 1989
Former Vice President
Community Relations, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Other Experience1 - 35 of 35
Chair
United States Delegation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA)
Current
Vice Chair
New Democrats
2012
Member
Fairfax Government Reorganization Commission
1992 - 1993
Member
Boards of Directors, American Red Cross of the National Capital Area
Board Member
Executive Committee, Foundation for Virginia
Co-Chair
Task Force on Technology
Co-Chair
Technology, Education and Entrepreneurship Task Force
Co-Founder
Washington International Corporate Circle Program
Former Board Member
Virginia Association of Counties (VaCo)
Former Chair
Legislative Committee, Fairfax County
Former Chair
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG)
Former Chair
Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC)
Former Chair
Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC)
Former Chair
Fairfax County Emergency Preparedness Task Force
Former President
Mantua Citizens Association (MCA)
Former President
Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations
Former Providence District Representative
Airports Advisory Committee, Fairfax County
Former Vice Chair
Economic Advisory Committee, Fairfax County
Member
The Providence Players of Fairfax
Member
Boards of Directors, Medical Care for Children Partnership
Member
Boards of Directors, Greater Washington Initiative Board of Trustees
Member
Boards of Directors, Virginia Institute of Government, University of Virginia
Member
Boards of Directors, Institute for Regional Excellence
Member
Boards of Directors, Fairfax Partnership for Youth
Member
Boards of Directors, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
Co-Chair
Smart Contracting Caucus
Co-Chair
Sustainable Energy and Environment Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Caucus on Taiwan
Co-Chair
Congressional Caucus on Korea
Co-Chair
Congressional Caucus on US-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans
Former Member
Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Information Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
The Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, United States House of Representatives
Member
New Democrats Caucus