Roslyn Tyler

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Summary

Current Position: State Delegate since 2006
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): Sussex County Board of Supervisors from 1984 – 1995

Delegate Roslyn Cain “Roz” Tyler, House of Delegates Representative of the 75thDistrict, was elected to the Virginia General Assembly in 2005. The 75th District includes all of the City of Emporia, all of Brunswick County, all of Greensville County and parts of Dinwiddie County, Lunenberg County, Southampton County, Sussex County, Surry County, Isle of Wight County, and the City of Franklin

About

Roslyn Tyler

Source: Campaign page

Delegate Roslyn Cain “Roz” Tyler, House of Delegates Representative of the 75thDistrict, was elected to the Virginia General Assembly in 2005. The 75th District includes all of the City of Emporia, all of Brunswick County, all of Greensville County and parts of Dinwiddie County, Lunenberg County, Southampton County, Sussex County, Surry County, Isle of Wight County, and the City of Franklin

Virginia General Assembly

As the elected representative of Virginia’s 75th District, Delegate Tyler serves on several committees which allow her to advocate for her Legislative Priorities which affect the District.  She has been appointed to serve on the following committees in the 2019 Virginia General Assembly:

  • House Committee of Appropriations

Subcommittees:

Capitol Outlay

Public Safety

  • Education

  Subcommittee:

Subcommittee #1

  • Militia. Police and Public Safety

  Subcommittee:

Subcommittee #1

View current and past session legislation >

Family

 

Delegate Tyler was born on July 18, 1961 to Johnny and Gladys Cain in Emporia, Virginia.  She resides in Jarratt, Virginia in Sussex County with her husband, Rufus Tyler, Sr.  She has four children: Rufus Jr., Ronecia, Rosche, Rameka and two grandchildren, Makenzie and Karter.

Education

  • Greensville County High School
  • B.S. Biology – Virginia State University
  • B.S. Physical Therapy – Old Dominion University
  • M.S. Education – Virginia State University
  • Advanced Studies – Virginia Commonwealth University

Employment

Clinical Coordinator of Physical Therapy at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center.

Honors/Activities

  • “Hard Rock Award” from Virginia Education Association
  • Grade A Award – Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  • Emporia – Greensville Rotary Club
  • Virginia Physical Therapist Association
  • Organizer of the 75th District Gospel Choir
  • Head Start Advisory Comittee
  • Smart Beginnings Board of Directors
  • Former Board Member of John Tyler Community College
  • Former Chair of Sussex County Board of Supervisors

Experience

Work Experience

  • Clinical Coordinator
    Rehabilitative Services, Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center

Education

  • B.S., Biology, 1982; M.Ed., Education, 1995
    Virginia State University
  • B.S., Physical Therapy
    Old Dominion University
    1986 to present

  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Awards

League of Conservation Voters, Conservation Legislative Hero
Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate for Virginia Business
Virginia Loggers Association, President’s Award
Virginia Education Association, Solid as a Rock Award
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Outstanding Achievement
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc, Outstanding Public Service
Greensville and Emporia Economic Development Partnership, Economic Development Award

Personal

  • Birth Year: 1961
  • Place of Birth: Greensville County, VA
  • Gender: Female
  • Race(s): African American
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Spouse: Rufus Edmond Tyler, Sr.
  • Children: Rufus, Jr., Ronecia, Rosch�, and Rameka

Membership & Affiliation

Chapel Hill Baptist Church
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
American Physical Therapy Association
Virginia Physical Therapy Association
Head Start Health Advisory Board
Boys & Girls Club of Emporia/Greensville County (board of directors)
Emporia/Greensville County Rotary
John Tyler Community College (former board member)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission
Virginia Rural Center (board of directors)
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus (vice chairman, former chairman)

Contact

Legislative Assistant: Mary Beth Washington
Administrative Assistant During Session: Mari Wadsworth

Email:

Offices

Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1075

District Office
25359 Blue Star Highway
Jarratt, VA 23867
Phone: (434) 336-1710

Web

Government Page, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Politics

Recent Elections

2019 State DelegateArray

Roslyn Tyler (D)12,34650.98%
H. Otto Wachsmann, Jr (R)11,84048.89%
Write In (Write-in)300.12%
TOTAL24,216

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Finances

TYLER, ROSLYN C has run in 7 races for public office, winning 7 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $774,959.

Source: Follow the Money

Committees

Committees

Militia, Police and Public Safety
Education
Appropriations

Subcommittees

Appropriations – General Government and Capital Outlay Subcommittee
Appropriations – Public Safety Subcommittee
Education – Subcommittee #1
Militia, Police and Public Safety – Subcommittee #1

Appointments

Voting Record

See: Vote Smart

New Legislation

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Twitter

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