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2016 Preference Poll

About the RCC Preference Poll

Reston Community Center (RCC) is devoted to serving the residents and businesses in Small District 5 (SD5). RCC is governed by a nine-person Board of Governors. Each year, RCC conducts a poll of residents and businesses in SD5 to select members of RCC's Board of Governors.

You can play a vital role in shaping the future of recreation, cultural and leisure time pursuits in your community by voting for candidates for the Reston Community Center Board of Governors. RCC Board members establish the overall policy, program and financial directions for the Community Center.

2016 Preference Poll Candidates

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at the request of Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed three Reston residents to the nine-member Reston Community Center Board of Governors: Beverly Cosham, Michelle A. Moyer, and Paul D. Thomas.

Incumbents Cosham and Moyer, along with first-time board member Thomas, were all appointed for three-year terms expiring in 2019. The appointments were made based upon the official results of the 2015 RCC Preference Poll. Vote tallies were as follows:

  • Beverly Cosham – 1,327
  • Michelle A. Moyer – 1,342
  • Paul D. Thomas – 1,378

The three-year terms for Cosham, Moyer, and Thomas will begin on November 7, 2016.

2016 Preference Poll Schedule

The 2016 Preference Poll took place according to the following schedule:

Candidate Filing August 1 – 15
Candidate Photo and Orientation August 15, 6:00 p.m.
Candidate Forum September 15, 6:30 p.m.
Voting September 9* – September 30
by 5:00 p.m.

* Voting may open sooner. Voting will open as soon as ballots reach Reston mailboxes.

Press Releases

2016 Preference Poll Offers Candidates to Fill Three Vacancies – August 18, 2016 (PDF)

RCC 2016 Preference Poll Candidate Registration Begins August 1 – July 20, 2016 (PDF)

RCC Board of Governors 2016 Preference Poll Results – October 18, 2016 (PDF)