William E. Quarles, Jr. – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for House Of Delegates 65th District, Virginia

Democratic Party of Virginia
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Quarles for Delegate - PO Box 98Goochland, VA 23063
804.887-0080
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

William decided to run for the House of Delegates last year when he saw how the voice of the people had become increasingly drowned out by extremists with radical social agendas. He saw that rigid ideology had taken the place of compromise and common-sense, and something had to be done.

William is a teacher, an instructor, an elected official, a public servant, a community leader, and a proud husband, father, and grandfather, and hopes to use all of these experiences to best serve the people of Virginia’s 65th district.

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Raised in Central Virginia, William Quarles is now a proud resident of Goochland County. William is happily married to Ruth Bowles, and has 2 sons and 3 grandchildren, of whom he is very proud. He and Ruth live in Goochland, in a home they built on property adjacent to other family members. William has deep roots in the community.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

William graduated from Virginia Union University with a degree in Chemistry and Biology.

He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Quarles began his career teaching science in Richmond and Louisa public schools. Following his work as a teacher, William began what would become a thirty year career working at the North Anna Nuclear Power Station as a supervisor and instructor of nuclear chemistry. He currently owns a small business that provides employee training.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Currently, William is the Vice President of the Goochland Education Foundation and a board member of the Goochland Recreation Center Committee.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

William Quarles first served his community in an elected capacity on the Goochland County Board of Supervisors. He served on the board for eight years, including three as Chair. William has also served on the Goochland Planning Commission, and was appointed to the State Emergency Medical Advisory Board by then Governor Tim Kaine.

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

In 2012, he was honored by the NAACP for his outstanding commitment and dedication to the community.

Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office

William decided to run for the House of Delegates last year when he saw how the voice of the people had become increasingly drowned out by extremists with radical social agendas. He saw that rigid ideology had taken the place of compromise and common-sense, and something had to be done.

Source: Quarles (10/29/2013)

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