Current Position: State Delegate since 2016
Mission Statement: N/A
Legislative Assistant: Brianna Menchion
Administrative Assistant During Session: Jennifer Powers
- DelLAird@house.virginia.gov - DelLAird@house.virginia.gov
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1063
P.O. Box 3943
Petersburg, VA 23805
Phone: (804) 452-7076
Personal InformationBirth Year: 1986 Place of Birth: Buffalo, NY Gender: Female Race(s): African American Religion: Baptist Spouse: Blaine John Paul Aird Children: Blaine and Blake Membership & Affiliation: Tabernacle Baptist Church, Petersburg Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Petersburg Alumnae Chapter Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society Virginia State University Alumni Association Petersburg Democratic Committee (chairman) Southside Regional Medical Center (board of directors) Democratic Party of Virginia 4th Congressional District Committee (chairman) Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership (2015)
EducationVirginia State University (B.A., 2008)
- Occupation/Profession: Higher Education Administration
- Awards: Virginia Leadership Institute, Top Ten Leaders Under 40 (2014) Virginia State University Alumni Association, Young Trojan Distinguished Alumni (2013, 2014) Virginia State University, Presidential Medallion (2016) Tri-Cities 40 Under 40 (2017) Virginia Education Association, Solid as a Rock Award (2017) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Award for Political Affairs (2018)
- Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
- Geographic Information Network Advisory Board
- Higher Education, Joint Subcommittee on the Future Competitiveness of Virginia
- House Appropriations
- House General Laws
- House Health Welfare and Institutions
- Local Government Fiscal Stress, Joint Subcommittee on
- Online Virginia Network Authority
Election ResultsSee Ballotpedia
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 63 General Election, 2017|
|Democratic||Lashrecse Aird Incumbent (unopposed)||100.00%||15,623|
Campaign FinanceSee VPAP
Economic DevelopmentEconomic development resources are critical in this area. Aird wants to ensure that companies are enticed to bring their jobs to the 63rd District so we can increase the number of quality jobs available. We need those to be high-paying jobs, with benefits from companies that have a shared investment in its employees and our district
K-12 Funding & Higher EducationOur children need to have the educational tools to succeed. Aird believes in universal pre-school education so all children are learning through those critical years of their life and begin school on target with their peers. To ensure that, Aird will support initiatives that prevents childhood poverty, homelessness and childhood hunger. Additionally, as an administrator at Richard Bland College, Aird will advocate for resources to ensure the proper preparation for higher- education pathways or access to job-readiness training and credentials.
Women’s RightsAird will actively pursue the cause of making sure that woman get equal pay for equal work. As a mother and wife, she will be an advocate for women’s reproductive access and work to ensure that they have the right to choose. She believes that the decision of family planning should remain at the discretion of a woman.
Senior Care and Veteran ResourcesWe need to provide services for our seniors and our veterans, both of whom have made critical contributions to our communities and our well-being and now deserve our help and support.As the daughter of a Veteran, Aird understands the resources that our veterans need; Aird will support legislation that increases veteran care including tax cuts for veterans. Also, Aird will give special attention to focusing on the challenges of female veterans and those veterans under 25 to ensure we are providing all necessary access to services.
Crime PreventionHaving been a resident of the 63rd District for nearly 10 years, Aird understands that violence is a problem that can only be addressed together. Using her influence, Aird will work to initiate projects that will strengthen not only law enforcement departments, but also their outreach into our communities.
This Week in Richmond: Delegates Lashrecse Aird and Will Morefield May 1, 2018https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6L-wxmti2w
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