Maggie is an educator, a wife, a mother of three sons, and a 10-year resident of Brentsville District in Prince William County, Virginia.
She grew up in a family with a strong tradition of public service. Maggie’s father served for over thirty years in the federal prison system, retiring as a federal prison warden. Maggie, along with her two siblings, have all gone into public service careers, along with all of their spouses.
Maggie has a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders and worked as a speech pathologist at a hospital in Chicago before moving to Prince William County ten years ago. For the last eight years, she’s been serving Brentsville families as a speech therapist in Prince William County public schools.
Maggie and her husband have volunteered in the Brentsville community while raising their three sons. Maggie has been a consistent voice for increased funding for our public servants, including school funding. She believes in, and cares for, the families of our district, and has organized advocacy efforts at many school board and county board meetings. She is passionate about public servants having a strong voice in our community. She has organized town halls and written op-eds engaging our community with the purpose of strengthening our county.
As the Vice President of her neighborhood homeowners’ association, Maggie has worked to improve her community with additional family-friendly planning, while decreasing wasteful spending. Maggie has also worked to successfully overturn rules that restricted play equipment, while pushing to add and improve playgrounds, and update the community’s clubhouse, all of which improved the overall home values within the neighborhood.
As a community leader, Maggie has developed strong relationships built on trust and respect with her neighbors, colleagues, and parents because she leads by inclusion and creates a sense of community.