Brennan Will Be Nominee In 59th For Democrats

Published 4:28 pm Thursday, August 4, 2011

NELSON – Nelson County Supervisor Connie Brennan will be the nominee of the Democratic Party for the 59th District House of Delegates seat following the decision of Jasper Hendricks this week to withdraw from seeking the party's nomination.

A planned Aug. 9 caucus to choose the party's nominee has been cancelled.

Brennan is a Nelson County supervisor, retired nurse practitioner and long-time community leader. She is serving her third term on the Nelson County Board of Supervisors. She was the first woman elected to the board and has served as chair twice in her ten years of service.

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She has also served Nelson County as a member of the Planning Commission, the Seniors' Issues and Ag-Forestal District Committees, and the Dental Advisory Board. She represents Nelson on the Planning District 10 Workforce Council, the Community Criminal Justice Board, the Jefferson Area Board of Aging, and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Sexual Assault Resource Agency and the Nelson Chamber of Commerce.