Press Release (August 22, 2002)

Chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Speak at Virginia International University

Fairfax, VA – August 22, 2002 – Ms. Katherine Hanley, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, will speak on Thursday, August 29th at Virginia International University’s monthly luncheon. Ms. Hanley, who was first elected to the Board in 1995, will discuss issues involving Fairfax County and the community as a whole.

“We are pleased to present Ms. Hanley to our student body,” said Dr. Bishnu Poudel, Vice President of VIU. “We are honored by her presence and we hope that our students will learn more about their new community from such a distinguished guest.”

Ms. Hanley has been active in local politics for over twenty years. She has been an educator, a businesswoman and a member of numerous boards and committees serving the public interests in Fairfax County. Ms. Hanley has also won many civic and professional awards throughout her career.

Virginia International University is home to students from all over the world. It is an independent, non-profit university that offers courses in computers, business and English language proficiency. It currently has students from over 15 different countries from around the world.