Honoring Fairfax County Retiree Charles Smith

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Honoring Fairfax County Retiree Charles Smith

In January of 2024, Charles Smith retired as Watershed Project Implementation Branch Chief. In this role, he led a team responsible for designing, constructing, and monitoring water quality improvement projects. These projects aimed to safeguard public safety, meet federal and state permits, and improve the local environment, including stream corridor restoration. Smith managed the team responsible for creating and monitoring project budgets totaling over $50 million, annual work plans, capital funding plans, strategic plan actions, and agency plans.


Fairfax County School Board Student Representative, 2024-2025 elected

The countywide Student Advisory Council (SAC) elected Megan Sawant, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, to represent students on the Fairfax County School Board for one year starting July 1. Sawant targets increasing student engagement with the School Board, academic recovery, and student alcohol and drug abuse.