|John W. Foust|
|Member of the Fairfax County
Board of Supervisors
from the Dranesville district
|Preceded by||Joan M. DuBois|
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh
George Washington University Law School
Personal life and education
Foust grew up in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and was the first person in his family to attend college. Foust earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973, an MBA from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies in 1976, and a law degree from George Washington University Law School in 1981.
Foust worked in the steel mills to support himself in college. During law school and graduate school, Foust worked for a public utility, performing economic studies. After graduating from law school, Foust practiced law in Northern Virginia until his election to the Board of Supervisors. Foust was elected to the Fairfax Board of Supervisors as the representative from the Dranesville district in 2007, and was re-elected in 2011.
Foust also serves as Chairman of the Fairfax County Economic Advisory Commission, and has been affiliated with the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, the Route 28 Commission, the Mosaic Community Development Authority, the Dulles Rail Phase I and Phase II Tax District Commissions, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, and the National Capital Region Emergency Preparedness Council.
- "John Foust, Dranesville Supervisor". The Connection. 16 October 2003. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
- "About Supervisor John W. Foust". Fairfax County. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
- Pershing, Ben (9 December 2013). "Democratic Fairfax supervisor John Foust will enter 2014 race to unseat GOP Rep. Frank Wolf". Washington Post. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
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