New MWAA Board Member

VIRGINIA GOVERNOR Bob McDonnell recently appointed the Honorable Thomas M Davis III to serve on the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors.  Mr Davis is the Director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte LLP.  Prior to joining Deloitte, he represented Fairfax County as an elected official for 29 years at the local and federal levels.  He served as the supervisor for Mason Magisterial District and then went on to serve as chairman of the county board.  From 1995 to 2008 he represented the 11th Congressional District of Virginia in the US Congress.
During Mr. Davis’ congressional tenure, he accumulated a number of legislative accomplishments important to the National Capital Region.  These include the DC Control Board Act, the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997, which resulted in the closure of Lorton Prison, and the National Capital Transportation Amendments Act, which authorized much needed capital reinvestment
in the Washington Metro system.  He also gained national recognition for his investigations into the use of performance enhancing drugs in professional sports and the Bush Administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina.  He is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia Law School.