FOXX, Virginia Ann

FOXX, Virginia Ann
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1943–

Biography

FOXX, Virginia Ann, a Representative from North Carolina; born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 29, 1943; graduated from Crossnore High School, Crossnore, N.C., 1961; A.B., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1968; M.A.C.T., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1972; Ed.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro, N.C., 1985; instructor, Caldwell Community College, Hudson, N.C.; instructor, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.; assistant dean, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.; president, Mayland Community College, Spruce Pine, N.C., 1987-1994; landscape nursery owner; deputy secretary for management, North Carolina Department of Administration; member of the Watauga County, N.C., board of education, 1976-1988; member of the North Carolina state senate, 1994-2004; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present); chair, Committee on Education & the Workforce (One Hundred Fifteenth Congress).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Virginia Foxx" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Agriculture
  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Education and the Workforce - Chair
    • Higher Education and Workforce Training - Chair
  • House Committee - Government Reform
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
  • House Committee - Oversight and Reform
  • House Committee - Rules
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