Reston Association

Conflict Of Interest Statement
NAME:

Richard Chew

ADDRESS:

2201 Cedar Cove Ct

POSITION:

Director

Per Board & Association Operations Resolution 6 on Conflict of Interest Policy and Statement, I submit
the following:
a. Employer(s) of all family members over age 16: Time Warner Cable

b. All assets (including land, stocks, bonds, leases, partnerships, or other material assets) located in Reston or involved in
Reston based activities: N/A (excluding home)

c. Loans from Reston based persons or entities, which are not state or federally regulated: N/A

d. Other sources of significant income (income which exceeds $1,000 from the same source in one calendar year):

e. Membership(s) in organizations which are Reston oriented: Reston Association, Cedar Cove Cluster
Association,

f.

Any material fact which may be a direct or indirect conflict of interest: N/A

By signing this Statement I certify that:

I have read the Reston Association Conflict of Interest Policy; and

The information provided in this Statement is true and accurate. I understand that falsifying such
information will result in my immediate resignation from the Board of Directors, pursuant to Section
III.5(d)(2)of the First Deed of Amendment to the Deeds of Dedication of Reston.

Richard Chew

05/27/2014

Signature

Date

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Reston Association
Conflict Of Interest Statement
NAME:

Cate Lucas Fulkerson

ADDRESS:

1237 Woodbrook Court, Reston, VA 20194

POSITION:

Reston Association Chief Executive Officer

Per Board & Association Operations Resolution 6 on Conflict of Interest Policy and Statement, I submit the
following:
a. Employer(s) of all family members over age 16:
Husband, John David Fulkerson – Central Intelligence Agency
b. All assets (including land, stocks, bonds, leases, partnerships, or other material assets) located in Reston or involved in Reston
based activities:
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Residence: 1237 Woodbrook Court, Reston, VA 20194
Reston Soccer Association – Assistant Coach – Husband
Reston Character Counts Coalition – Chair/President – Cate Fulkerson
Aldrin Elementary School – Parent Volunteer – Daughter Sara is a student

c. Loans from Reston based persons or entities, which are not state or federally regulated:
None.
d. Other sources of significant income (income which exceeds $1,000 from the same source in one calendar year):
Reston Association employee – Cate Fulkerson.
e. Membership(s) in organizations which are Reston oriented:
See attached resume for Cate Fulkerson’s Reston affiliations and memberships.
f.

Any material fact which may be a direct or indirect conflict of interest:

By signing this Statement I certify that:
¨

I have read the Reston Association Conflict of Interest Policy; and

¨

The information provided in this Statement is true and accurate. I understand that falsifying such information
will result in my immediate resignation from the Board of Directors, pursuant to Section III.5(d)(2)of the First
Deed of Amendment to the Deeds of Dedication of Reston.

_____________________________________________
Signature

April 22, 2014

______________________

Date

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CATHERINE LUCAS FULKERSON
EXECUTIVE PROFILE
Consensus builder and experienced team leader with an ethical, strategic, and common sense approach to problem-solving in
public, private, and non-profit activities and corporations. Highly skilled in developing creative and innovative initiatives to
address issues and requirements likely to impact the community. Collaborative team player strongly committed to developing
and promoting community stewardship. A resident of the Reston community for 35 years. Since 1991, a staff officer and as
executive of the Reston Association, one of the largest community associations in the country with a full-time staff of 80,
augmented in the summer months by 300 seasonal employees; and, a current annual operating budget of $13.2 million dollars.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Reston Association, Reston, VA - 1991 to Present.

Acting Chief Executive Officer, June 2013 – Present.
Responsibilities: Report to the Board of Directors, provide sound external and internal leadership for the organization,
represent the community’s interests and oversee the day-to-day administrative management of the organization.

Director of Administration, Member Services & Information Technology, May 2006 – Present.
Responsibilities:
 Serve as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Association in the absence of the CEO.
 Supervise six full-time employees; one seasonal hire; and seven contractors/vendors.
 Prepare and oversee an annual combined $3.3 million dollar capital and operating budget for the functional areas of
Information Technology; Member Services; Operations; Corporate/Board; Legal; and, Management/Administration.
 Coordinate Association Board activities; facilitate development and implementation of governance policies and the
Strategic Plan; serve as Board Assistant Secretary; and support the requirements of nine Board Officers and Directors
individually and as a group.
Key Accomplishments:
 Planned and managed all aspects of the Association’s new headquarters build-out at Reston Corner and move from
Isaac Newton Square; a $1.8 million dollar project over a five month period.
 Led and managed the effort to replace the Association’s insecure and fractured information technology network,
business applications, and telecommunications systems; a $4.5 million dollar project over a period of five years.

Director of Administration & Member Services, October 2004 – May 2006
Responsibilities:
 Managed the administrative operations of Association Board and staff functions.
 Supervised seven full-time employees; one seasonal hire; and four contractors/vendors.
 Prepared and managed the annual combined $1.3 million dollar operating budget for the functional areas of Member
Services; Operations; Legal; Management/Administration; and, Corporate/Board.
 Oversaw the delivery of administrative services and information to Members and other individuals or entities;
managed support operations for the organization as well as for Board committee appointments.
 Coordinated review of legal issues that might affect internal and external operations and governance of the
Association, including legislative matters at the local, state, and federal levels.
 Organized and managed the conduct of Association meetings, elections, and referenda, including the development of
policy options/positions on issues of interest to the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer.
Key Accomplishments:
 Managed a five –year community-wide update of Association Governing Documents: Deed, Articles of
Incorporation, and Bylaws; a $500,000 project.
 Drafted Association Polices & Procedures to mirror revisions made to the Amended Governing Documents.

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For the Board of Directors, led an effort to develop and implement the Association’s first multi-year Strategic Plan
that included a Vision Statement; Mission Statement; Strategic Areas of Focus; and related Goals, Objectives, and
Action Steps.
Completed establishment of a “One-Stop-Shop” in Member Services to provide information on Association
programs and operations.
In coordination with the Elections Committee, organized and conducted Board Candidate Recruitment Sessions.

Executive Officer for Board & Legislative Affairs, January 1998 – September 2004.
Responsibilities:
 Supervised two South Lakes High School Political Science Interns, annually.
 Prepared and managed the annual combined $480,000 operating budget for the functional areas of
Management/Administration and Corporate/Board.
 Researched and developed policy options and positions on issues of interest to the Board of Directors and Chief
Executive Officer.
 Established and maintained a close working relationship with local, state, and federal officials on issues related to
planned communities.
 Organized public and Board-specific meetings and special events.
 Managed the conduct of Board referenda.
 Oversaw administrative support operations for Board committees.
Key Accomplishments:
 Assisted the Association’s Special Committee on Governing Documents Review to advise of amendments required by
legislation and board policies; validated the recommended changes through membership referenda.
 Established a quarterly networking meeting for Association advisory committee chair as a forum for exchange of
information on major operational and policy issues being considered by the Board, and on committee interests and
activities.
 Developed a leadership training program for new advisory committee chairs.
 As part of the 2004/2005 Budget development process, conducted a mail survey of 3,000 randomly selected
Association Members who own and occupy a residential property to obtain opinions on resource allocations for
Association recreation facilities, services and programs.
 Organized and conducted an annual orientation program for new Board members to advise of the major issues
facing the Association as well as the purpose, mission, laws, and policies that govern the Association.
 Developed and implemented an annual planning session for the Board to set priorities for the coming year in-line
with the goals of the Strategic Plan and as a venue to provide Association staff and committees with basic direction.

Communications & Research Assistant, February 1996 – December 1997.
Responsibilities:
- Managed public opinion and needs-assessment research for the entire organization.
- Coordinated development of print media/contracts for the design and production of the RA Programs and Services
Guide, Reston area map, and weekly newspaper advertisements.
- Organized and coordinated Annual Members’ Meetings, grand opening events, and special Board or public
meetings.
Key Accomplishments:
- Produced comprehensive studies and trend analyses of Association customer services.
- Developed and managed Association program and service performance evaluations.
- Conducted research and analysis of community demographics and characteristics, relevant state and federal
legislation, trends in association management, and other public policy issues.
- Developed and managed a year-round advertising/publication-tracking system.

Parks & Recreation Services Manager, May 1995 - January 1996.
Responsibilities:

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Hired, trained, and supervised a staff of 25 seasonal employees to sell Member Pool and Tennis Passes at all Pools
and Village Centers in Reston.
Managed membership and recreation program sales and marketing.
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Key Accomplishments:
- Created the Parks & Recreation Service Desk to provide a “One-Stop-Shop” for Members interested in registering
for programs and/or purchasing membership passes to recreational facilities.
- Produced comprehensive studies and trend analyses of Association customer services.
- Designed advertisements for resident and non-resident membership programs.
- Developed and implemented membership sales procedures and customer service standards.



Recreation Services Assistant, February 1994 – April 1995.
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President, July 1992 -- January 1994.
Athletic Club Membership Sales Manager, August 1991 – June 1992.
Tennis Program Assistant, January 1991 -- July 1991.

OTHER EXPERIENCE


Nordstrom Retail Clothier, Tysons Corner, VA, July 1990 – December 1990.
Brooks Brothers Clothier, Tysons Corner, VA, December 1986 – April 1990.
Maryland General Assembly, Legislative Assistant to the House Minority Leader, Spring 1989.

EDUCATION
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Master of Public Administration (MPA), George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., 1997.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Washington College, Chestertown, Md., 1989.
South Lakes High School, Reston, Va., 1985; Advanced Academic Program.

EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT


Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) program, CAI, Alexandria, Va., 2004 - present.
Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Community Associations Institute (CAI), Alexandria, Va., 2004.
Leadership Fairfax, Inc. (LFI) Signature Program, Fairfax, Va., 2001

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS





Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Fairfax, Inc.
Community Associations Institute
American Society of Public Administration
Fairfax County Federation of Citizen Associations
Reston Historic Trust

HONORS & AWARDS







Reston Citizens Association – Citizen of the Year Award 2012.
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Ace Award – Volunteer of the Year of 2012.
Leadership Fairfax, Inc. Remarkable Resource Award, 2009.
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Ace Award – Best Event of 2008.
Community Service Award, Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee, 2004.
Leadership Fairfax, Inc. Member of the Year, Torchbearer Award, LFI, 2003.
Community Associations Institute, Spark-plug Award, Virginia Legislative Action Committee, 2003.
George Mason University, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honorary, 1997.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Leadership Fairfax, Inc. - A non-profit corporation of over 1,500 members dedicated to finding, training, and growing leaders
“who raise the tide … in their own organization and the northern Virginia community” through three leadership development
programs: the Emerging Leaders Institute, the Lifetime Leadership Program, and the LFI Signature Program.
 Chairman of the Board, July 2008 to June 2009.
 Board Director, 2002 – 2012 (Invited to serve for eleven years despite a two year term limit rule)
 Immediate Past Chair, 2010.
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Secretary, July 2006 – June 2007.
Emerging Leaders Institute Mentor, 2009 to present.
CEO Search and Selection Committee, 2008.
Chair, Governance Committee, 2004 – 2006; 2010.
Chair, Marketing & Communications Committee, 2002 – 2004.
Member, Northern Va. Leadership Awards Gala Committee, 2002 – 2003.
Member, Emerging Leaders Institute Executive and Curriculum Committees, 2002-2004.
Community Associations Institute – Provides educational opportunities and credentials for qualified association professionals to
improve the effectiveness of community management.
 Member, Virginia Legislative Action Committee, 2003 – present.
 Chair, Communications Subcommittee, Virginia Legislative Action Committee, 2009 to present.
 Treasurer, Virginia Legislative Action Committee, 2004 – 2007.
 Chair, Fundraising, Virginia Legislative Action Committee, 2004.
 Member, Legislative Committee, Washington Metropolitan Chapter, 2002 – 2006.
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
 Team Capital, Chamber Membership Drive Initiative, 2013.
 Member, Chamber Advisory Counsel, 2013.
 Member, CEO Selection Committee, 2009.
 Member, Public Policy Committee, 2008 to present.
 Chair, Ethics Day Event for South Lakes High School, 2007 to present.
 Chair, Best of Reston Selection Committee, 2005 - 2009.
 Co-chair, Best of Reston Selection Committee, 2003 – 2004.
 Member, Best of Reston Dinner Committee, 1999 – 2011.
Reston Community Center

Martin Luther King Day Celebration, Community Service Award Section Committee, 2009 to 2011.

Martin Luther King Day Celebration Planning Committee, 2000 and 2001.
Reston CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition – A local Chapter of National Character Counts, Inc., the largest character education
program in the nation with the purpose of fortifying the lives of young people with consensus values that transcend race, creed,
politics, gender, and economic status.
 Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2000 – present.
 Reston Elementary Schools Essay & Poster Contest, Chair, 2000 to 2011.
 Sponsor of Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Ethics Day Program, 2001 to present.
 Sponsor Reston Kids Triathlon, 2011 to present.
 Sponsor Reston Interfaith Best of Reston Awards, 2012 to present.
Aldrin Elementary School
 Member, Parent Teachers Association, 2010 to present
 Room Parent, 2010 to present.
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 3 Grade Parent Volunteer Leader for Word Masters Challenge, 2012 to present.

REFERENCES









Robert E. Simon, Jr., Reston’s Founder
Karen Cleveland, Incoming Chair of Leadership Fairfax, Inc.
Leila Gordon, Executive Director of Reston Community Center
Mark Ingrao, President & CEO of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
Marion Myers, Reston Association Member and Business Owner
Maggie Parker, Director of Communications and Community Outreach at Comstock Partners LC
Robin Smyers, Former Reston Association Board President
Matt Valentini, Vice President, The JBG Companies
Casey Veatch, Principal of Veatch Commercial Real Estate
Kerrie Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Reston Interfaith

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