Bill Bouie has been serving as a board member of the Fairfax County Park Authority for over 18 years and supporting their work for much longer.  For the Reston Community Center (RCC) his accomplishments are many including shepherding the Board’s leadership in investigating new facility needs in areas of recreation and arts amenities.   He raised funds, along with colleagues in the community, to build the Nature House in Reston, a LEED Gold Facility.  He established the nonprofit organization, Friends of Reston, to support access to programs offered by Reston Association and to fund the construction of Nature House.

Bill was integral to the success of recent redistricting effort to align Fairfax County representation with population in response to the 2020 census.  Doing so required his consummate skill at seeking consensus and keeping equity in the forefront of deliberations.  He fulfilled a similar role in serving on the Chairman’s Task Force on Equity to assure the creation of appropriate strategic priorities to realize the aims of the One Fairfax policy.

Additionally, Bill is well known for his work with youth in the Northern Virginia area.  He served as the President of Reston Youth Baseball, assistant district administrator for Little League Baseball of Northern Virginia, was the Northern Virginia Little League Volunteer of the Year.  He was selected to serve on Project Gold, a committee of the United States Olympic Committee.  Bill has also been supported fundraising efforts and special projects associated with the arts – these include the vitality of the programming at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Public Art Reston.

“I am very happy to nominate Bill Bouie for Hunter Mill District’s Volunteer Fairfax Community Champion. Bill has been so active in and led so many county and community organizations over the years that you almost forget that he has done it all as a volunteer. Thank you, Bill, for dedicating so much of your time, talent, and energy to making Fairfax County a better place.”