For Immediate Release:
January 21, 2011
Contact: Elise Marsh
Comstock Appointed Chairman of General
Laws Housing Subcommittee
VA – Delegate Barbara Comstock (McLean-34) issued the following
statement regarding her appointment as Chairman of the General Laws Housing
am honored to be appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing. This committee
deals with issues related to commercial and residential real estate,
apartments, eminent domain and fire and emergency medical services. We
know that any economic recovery depends upon a thriving real estate market.
I look forward to working on the issues on this committee that are vital
to a vibrant and strong community and economy.
(R-Newport News), former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing stated: “The General Laws Housing Subcommittee
is responsible for all of the housing related issues in the Commonwealth such
as mortgage loans, community associations, real estate laws, and Fair Housing
regulations. These issues affect all Virginians and come before this
important committee. I know Delegate Comstock is ready to take over the
reigns of this committee and apply her work ethic to the demands required to
administrate this committee fairly and effectively."
Chairman of the General Laws Committee added: “Delegate Comstock has proven herself to be a quick study
with a strong work ethic. I am confident she will do an outstanding job as
Chairman of the General Laws Housing Subcommittee.”
Bill Howell said: “Like so many, I'm delighted that Delegate
Comstock has been named as the new Chairman of the Housing Subcommittee.
Barbara is a thoughtful, talented and hard-working legislator who has
brought sound judgment and a fresh perspective to her noteworthy service in the
General Assembly. These characteristics will make her an effective leader
of the important work and oversight provided by the Housing Subcommittee."
About Delegate Barbara Comstock
Comstock was elected in November 2009, to represent the 34th District (Great
Falls, parts of McLean, Vienna and Herndon) in the Virginia House of Delegates.
She serves on the Transportation Committee, the Science and Technology
Committee and the General Laws Committee, where she serves as Chairman of the
Housing Subcommittee. Barbara was appointed by the Governor to serve on the
Governor's Economic Development and Job Creation Commission and, also, was
appointed by the Speaker to serve on the Northern Virginia Transportation
Commission. Barbara also serves on The National Capital Region Transportation
Barbara Comstock is a 28 year resident of McLean, Virginia. She and her
husband, Chip, an assistant principal at Oakton High School, have raised their
three children in McLean. Barbara served as a senior aide to Virginia
Congressman Frank R. Wolf, Chief Counsel to the House Government Reform and
Oversight committee, and the Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Justice
Department. Barbara is on the Board of Friends of Clemyjontri Park in
McLean and Childhelp and is a member of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, the
Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Technology
Council. Barbara is a small
businesswoman and attorney.
For more information, please visit http://www.delegatecomstock.com
or call 703-209-3787. You can also
follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/BarbaraComstock
or at Facebook on http://www.facebook.com/ComstockforDelegate.