Michael J. Webert – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for House Of Delegates 18th District, Virginia

Republican Party of Virginia
www.Michael-Webert.comwww.Michael-Webert.com
P.O. Box 631Marshall, VA 20116
540-999-VA18 [8218]
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

Michael Webert is a regionally acclaimed, award winning farm and ranch manager who is seeking the Republican nomination for the 18th District of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Michael Webert is a conservative Republican who is committed to preserving our heritage, rural landscapes, and small towns; empowering small business by lowering taxes and easing regulations; and promoting agriculture and agribusiness in Virginia.

Michael Webert is a Republican committed to bringing to Richmond the common sense conservative values embodied by the 18th District of Virginia.

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

Michael Webert was born in Denver Colorado. He and his lovely wife Rebecca reside in Marshall VA with their young son William who was born during his first session.

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

Michael is a graduate of George Mason University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

After leaving the radio industry, Michael went back to his roots (His great grandfather Crane was an Angus breeder in the 50s) and his first business which was in Agriculture. He began managing his family farm, Locust Hill Farm, in 2007. Locust Hill Farm grows a wide variety of products. They are an Angus and Hereford cattle seedstock producer and sell bulls nationwide. Michael and Rebecca are also co-owners of Black Locust Livestock Marketing and Consulting; a part time business that works to help other livestock producers market their livestock and develop strategies in today’s competitive environment.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Vice President, Virginia Forage and Grasslands Council

Assistant Director of the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation Board

Board Member, Fauquier County Farm Bureau

Board Member, Fauquier Livestock Exchange

Active Supporter of local 4-H Organizations in which his wife grew up.

Michael now serves on the Board of Directors for Resources First Foundation. RFF develops portfolios of national, state, regional, and programmatic problem-solving web tools to address the needs of rural America in a free market format. In the past years, RFF has built ten websites to support the conservation needs of the private landowner.

Michael is a leader in the community and was asked to run in 2011 for the Virginia House of Delegates. Michael won his election that November and has been leader for his community ever since. He is a co-founder of the Business Development Caucus and has helped give small business people across Virginia a voice in Richmond.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Michael and Rebecca attend Wakeman's Grove Church, which was founded by Rebecca's great-great-grandfather.

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

Michael has led by example as Locust Hill Farm was awarded the Conservation Farm Award in 2010 by John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District.

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