Biography and Community Involvement

As a member of the Vienna Town Council since 2002, I have focused on preserving a high quality of life in Vienna while keeping taxes low.

Council Involvement

  • Founded the Vienna Green Expo, a showcase for saving energy and money
  • Founded "Friends of the Vienna Town Green" to fund the summer concert series
  • Initiated Vienna’s Community Garden, an educational and sustainability project
  • Increased enforcement of erosion and sedimentation controls during construction
  • Supported sidewalks, traffic calming, community policing, and controlling the Town tax rate

Other Activities

  • Virginia Municipal League
    • Chair, Finance Committee (2009-10)
    • Vice Chair, Legislative Committee (2011)
    • Executive Board member (2011-present)
  • Virginia Elected Officials Leadership Academy, advanced certification
  • Chairman, Hunter Mill Land Use Advisory Committee (2001-07)
  • Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Capital Campaign (2005-06)
  • President, James Madison High School PTSA (2006-08)
  • President, Vienna Elementary School PTA (2000-2001)
  • President, South Vienna Association (1996-2000)
  • Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, University of Virginia, graduate PLP and CTP


  • Halloween Parade Committee
  • Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • American Legion Auxiliary (Vienna Post 180)
  • Vienna Lions Club
  • Vienna Beautification Commission (1997-99)

Current Employment

  • Executive Director, Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (a revitalization organization)

Previous Employment

  • Staff, Mason District Supervisor
  • Property Manager
  • Economist, US Dept of Labor


  • MBA, George Washington University
  • BA, Johns Hopkins University


  • Vienna homeowner since 1994.
  • Married to Gary Kelleher, President of Kelsoft, Inc.
  • Proud mother of 3 sons raised in Vienna.

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