Margaret Vanderhye

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Margaret Vanderhye is an articulate and skilled public servant, community leader and activist on many issues. She serves on the boards of the Claude Moore Colonial Farm and Our Military Kids, a nonprofit that assists the children of deployed military members.

Vanderhye served as a delegate of the 34th district in the Virginia House of Delegates. She served on the House Science and Technology Committee and was appointed to the Joint Study Commission on Bioscience and Biotechnology. Vanderhye was appointed by Governor Mark Warner and re-appointed by Governor Tim Kaine to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. She was previously appointed by President Bill Clinton to the National Capital Planning Commission. Earlier in her distinguished career, Vanderhye served as assistant to both Dr. Henry Kissinger and the Honorable Brent Scowcroft at the National Security Council in the White House.

Vanderhye earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in economics and international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.