Meet Rodney

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Rodney Lusk is a native Virginian, and has served his community as a Fairfax County employee for the past 29 years. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Rodney is recognized as a progressive leader within the Lee District Community, earning numerous awards and recognitions for his tireless advocacy on behalf of Fairfax County.

During his tenure as Fairfax County Supervisor, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) tapped Rodney to serve as his land use zoning aide where Rodney managed and facilitated dialogues between the public, county officials, advocacy groups, and developers to ensure that Fairfax County maximized its land use and development opportunities in a transparent, equitable and environmentally responsible manner.

In his current role as the National Marketing Director for the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), Rodney acts as Fairfax County’s ambassador to the rest of the country—leading the campaign to attract new jobs and industry to our community. Under Rodney’s leadership, the National Marketing Department has achieved the highest job creation metric possible in each of the 9 years that he has been directing the department. 

Beyond the scope of his professional work, Rodney advocates on behalf of our community through his work with a number of local boards and initiatives including the Fairfax County Committee to Prevent and End Homelessness, Leadership Fairfax, the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation, EMBARK Richmond Highway, as well as a number of others

Rodney’s sense of service stems from his deep roots in the Lee District Community, and from the values instilled in him by his grandparents Eddie and Eleanor Dye, who called Alexandria City home for 60 years—and taught Rodney and his brother Robert the importance of honoring their commitments and giving back to their communities.

Rodney is an 18 year resident of Lee District where he lives with his wife Jacquelyn and his daughters Sheridan and Addison, and plans to remain there into the foreseeable future, working every day to ensure that Lee District remains the kind of place that his daughters can raise their own families one day.