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County of Fairfax, Virginia

The McLean Community Center

Temporary Office Address: 6631 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, Va. 22101



Media Contact: Sabrina Anwah Director of Communications

703-790-0123, TTY: 711




Wednesday, June 7, 2017



McLean Community Center’s 2017-2018 Governing Board Election Results; New Board Members Appointed by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


06/7/17, McLean, VA—Five McLean tax district residents have won seats on the McLean Community Center’s 2017-2018 Governing Board. The election was held from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at the McLean Day 2017 festival at Lewinsville Park.


The League of Women Voters acted as tellers. MCC Governing Board Elections & Nominations Committee Chair Merilee Pierce certified the results to Dranesville District Supervisor John W. Foust. Foust presented the successful candidates’ names to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) at its meeting on Tuesday, June 6, at which time the BOS approved a motion to appoint the new members to the MCC Governing Board. Successful candidates will take their seats on the MCC Governing Board at its meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7.


Total Ballots Cast                

                                        Absentee Voters         McLean Day Voters               Total Voters

Total Adult Voters:                 153                              398                              551

Youth Voters-Langley                  3                                21                               24

Youth Voters-McLean                  5                              108                              113

Total Youth Voters:                     8                              129                              137

Total All Voters:                     161                              527                              688


Individual Votes for Adult Candidates


Candidate (in alphabetical order)        Absentee/In-Person             Total Votes    

Cecelia Duran                                                  31/118                         149

Elizabeth John                                                 60/141                          201

Raj Mehra                                                        36/164                         200

Brittany R. Oates                                                18/48                           66

Alicia Plerhoples                                             100/236                         336

Julia Waters                                                      98/241                         339

Write-Ins                                                              1/10                           11

Total Adult Votes                                           344/958                       1302


Individual Votes for Youth Candidates

Langley High School Area Representative            

Candidate (in alphabetical order)      Absentee/In-Person               Total Votes    

Alex Camus                                                      5/56                             61

Brian Kim                                                          1/55                             56

Write-Ins                                                             0/1                               1

Total Langley Votes                                         6/112                           118


McLean High School Area Representative


Candidate (in alphabetical order)      Absentee/In-Person                           Total Votes    

Caroline Brunner                                                    4/70                                     74

Nolan Fitzsimmons                                                 1/15                                     16

Nikhil Jivan                                                               1/1                                       2

Emily Simons                                                          1/39                                     40

Total McLean Votes                                               7/126                                   133

Total Youth Votes                                                13/238                                   251

Total Votes Cast                                             357/1196                                 1553


The MCC Election and Nominations Committee certified the winners as:

Adults, three-year terms: Julie Waters, Alicia Plerhoples and Elizabeth John.

Youth, one-year term – Langley High School area: Alex Camus.

Youth, one-year term – McLean High School area: Caroline Brunner.


For more information, call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit: www.mcleancenter.org.


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