Mayor and Council Members
Town Council Mission
As stewards worthy of community trust, we work to discern, define, and implement an agenda to nurture and preserve our residents’ quality of life. Through Town Council policies and leadership, we foster an open, cooperative, and admired model government that encourages full public participation and ensures the level of services our citizens expect and deserve.
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Town Council Members
Mayor Kwasi Fraser
Having resided in Purcellville since 2006, Kwasi Fraser, his wife, Angela, and their three children settled in Purcellville because they like its balance of old and new, its
Fraser’s distinguished corporate career includes significant
In addition to his corporate experience and strong work ethic, Fraser possesses an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University, an Executive Education certificate from Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stony Brook University, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate from the Project Management Institute.
As Mayor of Purcellville, Kwasi Fraser, along with his fellow town council members, is actively working to place the needs of Purcellville's citizens first to preserve their quality of life and also to create lasting value for the town.
The Mayor's most recent "State of the Town" presentation is available at this link.
Current Term of Office: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020
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Council Member Mary Jane Williams
Mary Jane Williams has been a resident of Purcellville since 2002 and is the proud wife of Karl and mother of Kolby. Kolby is a 2017 graduate of Loudoun Valley High School and a 2020 graduate of the College of William and Mary.
Her focus in serving the Citizens of Purcellville revolve around the basic concerns voiced by many: maintaining our small town character, managing economic growth that helps keep taxes low and our infrastructure sound plus listening to the voices of the citizens.
One of her desires is to bring the “voice of the people”, especially the younger adults in our community into the decision making process whether through “community chats” or “citizen input” during the Town Council meetings. She would like to focus on the voice of the youth in helping shape the future of our Town. Our citizens want to be a part of the system, but need the open invitation to allow them to speak.
Mrs. Williams was a Social Science and Global Studies teacher for over 30 years, with the past 20 years being spent in Loudoun County. Upon retirement in June of 2020, Mrs. Williams was teaching at Loudoun Valley High School along with serving as Department Chair and Activities Coordinator. Throughout her career she served as a teacher of government and economics plus was the Debate Coach at Stone Bridge High School, the Model Judiciary Sponsor at both Stone Bridge High School and Loudoun Valley along with being a senior class sponsor. As a teacher, she made a point of reminding students of their civic responsibilities including voting, jury duty and sharing their opinions with others. Thus, with her own advice, she decided to run for Town Council and become a truly active member of the community; hopefully one that the citizens will share their ideas with.
Mary Jane graduated in May 1985 from SUNY Potsdam with a BA in History along with 7-12 Certification in Social Studies. In May 1986, she graduated from the University of Virginia with a Masters in Education degree. Throughout her teaching career, she has been a life long learner in the social sciences, including political science, law and economics
Current Term of Office: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024
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Vice Mayor Tip Stinnette
Tip Stinnette is the Principal Advisor for the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service and the key advisor to the Executive Director. He is responsible for collaborating across Lines of Business and Staff Offices within the FAA to promote the mission and strategic goals of the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service and the Office of Aviation Safety. He works closely with the Air Traffic Organization and other Lines of Business regarding integration of new entrants into the National Airspace System. He provides crucial advice on major policies, applicable safety approvals, processes, and procedures and is proactive in driving the successful delivery of Air Traffic Safety Oversight services to stakeholders across the FAA, federal government organizations, the military community, and aviation industry, both domestic and abroad.
Prior to becoming the Principal Advisor for Air Traffic Safety Standards Oversight, Tip was the Director for Air Traffic Safety Standards within the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service. The division provides policy oversight of Air Traffic Organization safety standards. They also review and approve national level changes pertaining to separation standards, changes to the Safety Management System, Safety Risk Management mitigation strategies for applicable procedures and future systems, and provide safety oversight of aeronautical information products and services. The division employs a systems safety approach informed by risk-based, data-supported research and analysis. They manage the conduct of scheduled and unscheduled audits and investigations and provide skilled Air Traffic Safety Inspectors to support surveillance activities. Prior to coming to the FAA, Tip was a Colonel in the USAF serving in multiple leadership positions ranging from C-130 Hercules Squadron Commander to overseas Wing Commander and Numbered Air Force Deputy Commander.
Tip holds a Masters in Public Administration from Shippensburg University, a Masters in Strategic Studies from the Army War College at Carlisle Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Virginia Military Institute. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, Leadership for a Democratic Society.Current Term of Office: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2022
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Council Member Joel D. Grewe
Joel Grewe has lived and worked here in Purcellville for more than a decade. He is comfortable with whipping up budgets, organizing teams, keeping stakeholders informed and teaching leadership and ethics. These are daily skills he uses in his work as director of Generation Joshua, a nonprofit headquartered here in town that teaches American government, politics, and leadership to high school students nationwide. Joel has also served on his HOA board as needed since 2011.
He and his wife, Christie, spend their days staying one step ahead of their three boys. He grew up on a farm in Washington State and then moved to Virginia in 2004 where he and his wife Christie have chosen to raise their three boys. Joel has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Eastern Washington University.
Current Term of Office: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2022
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Council Member Ted GreenlyTed Greenly, his spouse Joy and Meshari their 11year old son have lived in Purcellville for 9 years. In November of 2017, Ted was appointed to fill a council vacancy upon the departure of Council Member Grim. Over the next 4
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