Delegate Lashrecse Aird
Virginia House of Delegates, 63rd District
Lashrecse Aird made history in 2015 when she became the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Delegates. She proudly represents the 63rd District, which includes the City of Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, and parts of Chesterfield County. In the General Assembly, Delegate Aird has emerged as a prominent leader and skilled coalition builder who fiercely advocates for working families, women, and marginalized communities. Lashrecse has earned a reputation for raising public awareness and passing groundbreaking legislation around economic, environmental and social justice and urgent issues like maternal mortality, equity in education, and criminal justice reform.
Professionally, Delegate Aird also works as Chief of Staff to the president of Richard Bland College of William & Mary.
Delegate Aird earned her undergraduate degree from Virginia State University and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Political Leadership Program. She serves on a number of boards, including the James House Board of Directors and is a member of the Responsible Leaders Network for the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt.
Delegate Aird enjoys running, has completed the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k, is a resident of Petersburg where she, her husband, and two boys reside.