He’s been out of elected workplace since 2015, however Walter Tejada continues to contribute throughout the area.

Tejada, certainly one of Virginia’s appointees to the board of administrators of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, just lately starred in an authority video highlighting Hispanic Heritage Month.

“Such a beautiful video – I’ve gotten a mess of optimistic feedback,” Tejada mentioned of the hassle, which goals to advertise the airports authority as a powerful place to work.

Tejada, a local of El Salvador, was elected to the County Board in 2003 throughout a particular election necessitated by the demise of board member Charles Monroe. He received a full four-year time period later that 12 months and was re-elected in 2007 and 2011, chairing the board for 2 one-year stints.

Tejada in 2016 was appointed by Gov. McAuliffe as certainly one of Virginia’s board members on the airports authority. He at the moment co-chairs the Dulles Hall and Sustainability committees.

He has proved “a powerful voice and chief,” mentioned Chryssa Westerlund, the authority’s government vp and chief income officer.

Tejada’s present time period on the authority board will expire in November 2024, at which level Gov. Youngkin may have the prospect to fill the slot.

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