RESTON, VA – On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the request of Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter L. Alcorn, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed three Reston residents to the nine-member Reston Community Center Board of Governors: William G. Bouie, Lisa Sechrest-Ehrhardt and Richard Stillson.
All three candidates were appointed for three-year terms. This was an uncontested election; all three candidates were incumbents. The appointments were made based upon the official results of the 2021 RCC Preference Poll. Vote tallies for the five candidates were as follows:
- William G. Bouie: 1,439 votes
- Lisa Sechrest-Ehrhardt: 1,396 votes
- Richard Stillson: 1,382 votes
The three-year terms for Bouie, Sechrest-Ehrhardt and Stillson will begin on November 1, 2021.
William G. Bouie has served on the RCC Board of Governors since 2003. He is also chairman of the Fairfax County Park Authority Board. Mr. Bouie is a telecommunications executive who is a passionate advocate for Reston and Fairfax County youth and adult sports and recreation opportunities. He has also served on the boards of the Wolf Trap Foundation, Public Art Reston, Fairfax County YMCA Reston and Reston Youth Baseball.
Lisa Sechrest-Ehrhardt is a 46-year resident of Reston and an RCC Board of Governors member since 2012. A social worker, she is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and she seeks to use her professional and personal experience to contribute to the social, cultural and educational environments provided by RCC.
Richard Stillson has served on the RCC Board of Governors since 2018. He has lived in Reston for 49 years. Mr. Stillson has been involved in Reston organizations since the community’s early days, including Reston 2020 and the first Reston Comprehensive Plan Task Force.
Photo: L to R – William G. Bouie, Lisa Sechrest-Ehrhardt, Richard Stillson. Credit/RCC