Delegate Mark Keam - Virginia's 35th House District

Delegate Mark Keam to Lead a House of Delegates Tribute to Former Vienna Delegate Dick Fisher


Friday, February 15, 2013

Contact: Julia Kim
(703) 350-3911

Delegate Mark Keam to Lead a House of Delegates Tribute
to Former Vienna Delegate Dick Fisher

       VIENNA, VA — Delegate Mark Keam (D-Fairfax) announced today that on Tuesday, February 19, he will lead a "Center Aisle Presentation" in the Virginia House of Delegates in honor of the late Delegate Richard Leland "Dick" Fisher who passed away in 2012.

       Fisher was a Republican who served three terms in the House of Delegates from 1990-96, representing the same 35th House District seat currently held by Keam. Fisher had also served three terms on the Vienna Town Council prior to his time in the General Assembly. Fisher was particularly known for his passion to speak on behalf of children with special needs.

       In January, the House of Delegates and the State Senate adopted House Joint Resolution 735 to memorialize and to celebrate Fisher's life. On Tuesday, Keam will be joined by Fisher's widow Tina, his former Legislative Aide Mike Polychrones, and many friends in a special formal ceremony on the Floor of the House of Delegates to honor his passing.

       Members of the media or the public interested in attending or covering this ceremony should contact Julia Kim at (703) 350-3911.


What: Center aisle presentation of HJR 735 honoring the life of Dick Fisher

When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 12 noon, during the House of Delegates Session, Morning Hour

Where: Virginia Capitol Building, House Chambers, 1000 Bank St., Richmond, VA

Delegate Mark Keam (, @MarkKeam) represents Virginia's 35th District, located in Fairfax County. The House District includes Tysons, the Town of Vienna, Dunn Loring and portions of McLean, Oakton and Fairfax. Currently serving in his second term, Delegate Keam is a member of the House Education, Finance and Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources committees and the Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Tax Preferences.

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