The Virginia Professional Fire Fighters Endorses Karrie Delaney for House of Delegates

Delaney picking up steam in race for Virginia's 67th House District

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Community leader Karrie Delaney today added the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters to the list of organizations who have endorsed her to represent Virginia's 67th House District, which stretches from Chantilly and South Riding to Fair Lakes and Oakton.

“Ms. Delaney has shown keen awareness and support for the resources needed to keep our communities safe,” said Robert L. Bragg, President of the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters. “She also supports the resources needed for keeping firefighters safe. We look forward to working with her toward making Virginia a safe place for our citizens, visitors, and fire fighters.”

"I am humbled to earn the endorsement of the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters," stated Delaney. "As former Chair of the Fairfax County Citizen Corp Council, which dealt with emergency preparedness, I recognize that our fire fighters put their lives on the line everyday to ensure the safety and security of others, and I am dedicated to working with them to keep our families and communities safe."

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Karrie started working at a group home for foster children - an experience where she learned how policy decisions can either serve or fail our most vulnerable. Later, as a crisis counselor, Karrie stood by women who were assaulted and raised awareness about the abuse of women around the world. When Karrie became a mother, she turned her focus towards local issues as Gov. McAuliffe's appointee to the Virginia Commission on Youth, as well as former Chair of Fairfax County Citizens Corps Council and the current Chair of Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees. She lives in Chantilly with her husband, Patrick, and their two children.