Mike Cherry

Mike Cherry

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 66 since 2022
Affiliation: Republican

Mike was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1990. After graduation, Mike joined the United States Air Force as a Loadmaster on C-141B and C-17A aircraft.

He is a decorated veteran with many Commendations, Achievements, and Meritorious Service medals to his credit.

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About

Source: Campaign page

Mike was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1990. After graduation, Mike joined the United States Air Force as a Loadmaster on C-141B and C-17A aircraft.

He is a decorated veteran with many Commendations, Achievements, and Meritorious Service medals to his credit.

Answering the call to serve his country, Mike traveled around the world defending our values and our freedom — visiting 6 of the 7 continents and more than 75 different countries.

That exposure to different parts of the world strengthened his love for our country and his dedication to protecting our values.

Experience

Volunteer Experience

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Mike served on the Colonial Heights City Council from 2017 to 2021. He is also a volunteer Chaplain with the Colonial Heights Police Department and has completed training as a peer-to-peer counselor and Crisis Intervention Management team member.

Mike was elected to serve the 66th District of the Virginia House of Delegates in 2021, where he is working to keep our community safe, lower your cost of living, and give our students the tools for success.

    Personal

    Membership & Affiliation

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    He is married to his high-school sweetheart Teresa. They have two children, Jonathan and Madison, a wonderful daughter-in-law, Mikala, and the most precious granddaughter, Jovie.

    Mike is a Staff Pastor at Life Church and is Head of School at Life Christian Academy, a growing, thriving, fully accredited school in South Chesterfield and Colonial Heights.

    After high school, Mike continued to work on his education. He holds two Associate Degrees from the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University. After retiring and beginning his career in education, he transferred to Regent University where he completed Masters in Education and Educational Specialist degrees.

    Contact

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    Offices

    Capitol Office
    900 E Main Street,
    Richmond, Virginia 23218
    Phone: (804) 698-1066

    District Office
    P. O. Box 1146
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    Phone: (804) 698-1066

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