Fairlington Citizens Association Executive Board 2021

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 15-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 children. Jennifer currently works as a Program Manager for an academic cultural travel company in Washington. Email Jenn: vp at fca-fairlington.org.

Secretary: 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. Email Chris: 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 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: Bobby Calise

A resident of the Arbor, Bobby Calise is a native New Yorker who relocated to Northern Virginia with his wife, Kimberly, in 2015. When he’s not spending time with his wife and young son, he’s playing tennis, softball, or basketball in or near Fairlington. Bobby has worked in market research for the last 15 years.

Director: Jennifer Clardy Chalmers

While not quite a native, Jennifer Clardy Chalmers has had strong ties to Arlington her entire life and graduated from Washington-Lee High School.  Jennifer and her husband have lived in Fairlington Villages since 2009. They have one child, one dog, two cats and can often be found outside, no matter the season. She works in public diplomacy for the German Embassy.

Director: Paulin Leonida

Paulin Leonida moved into Fairlington Villages last year and works for the Arlington County Department of  Human Services. Before that, Paulin worked with an international nonprofit organization that supports refugees. For over 10 years, she has been co-chair for bi-annual “feeding the homeless” events.

Director: Lydia Redway

Lydia Redway and her husband Ethan have lived in Arlington for seven years and in Fairlington Villages since 2019. Lydia is a market research analyst specializing in education research. In her free time Lydia enjoys reading, yoga, and hosting community events for the Lounge by Girls’ Night In. She has been a member of FCA’s working group on discrimination and inclusion.