Fairlington Citizens Association Executive Board 2020

The FCA Executive Board consists of the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and five directors. Board Members are elected at the Annual Meeting in December and hold office for a term of one year or until their successors are elected.

President: Guy Land

Originally from Mississippi, Guy Land has lived in Fairlington for more than three decades. His work in the community includes 13 years as president of the Fairlington Villages condo association. Guy indulges his love of amateur photography by capturing images of Fairlingtonians enjoying their community. Email Guy: president at fca-fairlington.org.

Vice President: Jennifer Davies

Jennifer Davies is very excited to be on the FCA Board. A 14-year Fairlington resident, she has been active in the neighborhood for many years. Jennifer served on the pool committee of the Fairlington Villages Condominium Association and most recently acted as co-President of the Abingdon PTA for two years. She is a strong believer in community engagement and has seen the benefits of local advocacy, especially the renovation and expansion of Abingdon. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Jennifer moved to the D.C. area to pursue graduate studies at Georgetown University. She is married to Edward Beck and mother to two active seven- and ten-year-olds. Jennifer currently works as a Program Manager for an academic cultural travel company in Washington. Email Jenn: vp at fca-fairlington.org.

Secretary: Rebecca Sayres

Rebecca Sayres and her husband, Brian, have been residents of the Fairlington Mews since 2014. Rebecca specializes in Industrial Security and holds a Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security, as well as a variety of certifications by the Defense Security Service and FEMA. Rebecca is a regular contributor to the All Fairlington Bulletin. A new mother, in her spare time, she is an avid runner, traveler, and animal lover. Email Rebecca: secretary at fca-fairlington.org.

Treasurer: Ed Hilz

Ed Hilz, a Fairlington resident since 1975, has served on the FCA Board as vice president, treasurer, and director. He is the Fairlington-Shirlington Neighborhood Conservation Representative to the Arlington County Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee and serves on the Arlington County Neighborhood Traffic Calming Committee and the Urban Forestry Commission. Email Ed: treasurer at fca-fairlington.org.

Director: Julie Butler

A Northern Virginia native, Julie Butler was born just down the hill in The Arlington condos and has been a Mews resident since 2016. She completed her graduate studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design and is now an architectural historian working for a historic restoration contractor. Her passion for historic buildings and their continued preservation thrives in our beautiful historic district. She was the Co-Chair of the 2019 Fairlington Home and Garden tour. She enjoys spending time with her two young daughters (1 and 2) and husband as they explore our community and (ambitiously) the rest of the world. Julie is an avid home chef and enthusiastic DIY-er.

Director: Kent Duffy

Kent Duffy, a resident of Fairlington Meadows since 2000, is an airport planner for the FAA. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing and DIY home improvement. Kent is a native of Pittsburgh and a dedicated Steelers fan—but also loves Caps hockey.

Director: Donald Staren-Doby

Donald Staren-Doby and his wife Debbie moved to Fairlington Court in 2008 after his last tour in the U.S. Navy, onboard the USS Ronald Reagan.  Donald and Debbie are native Washingtonians with deep roots in the Fairlington community (Debbie grew up in South Fairlington).  Donald is an information technology professional and the former Chief of Information Technology Operations and Chief Technology Officer of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.  In his free time, Donald enjoys spending time with his three children, two dogs, and a pretty cool cat.

Director: Chris Weathers

Chris Weathers and his wife, Sheri, moved to Northern Virginia in 2000 and have lived in Fairlington Villages since 2006. They have three children and participate in several community events and organizations. Chris is a Realtor in Northern Virginia and DC. In his free time, Chris is an avid ultimate frisbee player and dearly loves pulling for his Florida Gators.

 Director: Sam Wolbert

Sam Wolbert is a newer Fairlington resident and a first-time condominium owner. A native of Michigan, Wolbert has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the President and CEO of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington located in Shirlington.