Fairfax’s evolving parks system
Guest Speaker: Bill Bouie, Chairman, Fairfax County Park Authority
Thursday, June 14, 7:00-9:00,
377 Maple Avenue West
Vienna VA 22180
Fairfax County’s parks are one of its most important assets for residents’ quality of life and the county’s viability as a great place to live. How is our park system evolving with residents’ needs and expectations for open space and recreation?
Join us on June 14 with guest speaker Bill Bouie to learn about the changing nature of Fairfax County’s parks. Bill is a longstanding leader in our parks system and Chair of the Fairfax County Park Authority. This is your chance for a top-level view of our dynamic network of parks and trails, and what’s in store for the future.
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You must RSVP by June 12 to ensure a dinner!
Dinner Cost: Members – $39 Non-Members – $49
About the speaker
Fairfax County Park Authority Board Chairman William G. Bouie is now serving his tenth term in this leadership position. Bouie, an active volunteer in the community, as well as a senior telecommunications executive, has represented the Hunter Mill District on the Board since 2005. In addition to his chairmanship role, Bouie serves as the Board liaison to the Community Transformation Leadership Team, EQAC, and Founders, Benefactors, Supervisors and Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park. He previously served as the Board vice chairman and was the first African-American to chair this influential Board.
Well known for his work with youth in the Northern Virginia area, Bouie remains active and involved. He is the assistant district administrator for Little League Baseball of Northern Virginia, was the Northern Virginia Little League Volunteer of the Year in 2007 and was a Project Gold team member with the United States Olympic Committee. He is a nationally ranked racquetball player.
He also serves on the board of Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Public Links, Inc., the Reston Community Center Board of Governors, Reston Hospital Center Board of Trustees, and the Initiative for Public Art Reston (IPAR). Bouie serves as Chair of the Executive Committee, and is the liaison to the Arts Council.
Professionally, Bouie is a man of great accomplishment. He is currently the President and CEO of Sky Communications Inc. Previous to that, he served as a President – Public Sector for Acuative Corporation, Senior Business Development Director for Siemens Enterprise Communications, Senior Vice President – Business Development with HCI Technologies of Sterling, VA, and director of telecommunications for Michigan Consolidated Gas.
Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Bouie received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University, and his Master’s Degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University. He has participated and served on the Research and Development Council at Bell Labs and has provided consulting services to other major vendors in the telecommunications marketplace.