If you want to take an active role in the future of Reston, please consider running for a seat on the RCA board!                                                                             
April 26, 2018 

Citizens Association (RCA) announces elections will be held from June 7 to June
22 for four district seats and four at-large seats for its Board of Directors. Restonians
interested in joining the RCA Board are invited to file completed candidate
forms by May 30, 2018.
Reston Citizens Association (RCA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c) 3
corporation serving over 60,000 people who live in Reston. Founded in 1967, RCA
is the only community-wide, non-partisan, and action-oriented organization in
which everyone that lives, works and plays in Reston has a voice. 
RCA is governed by a 13-member Board of
Directors elected by Reston residents with the directors serving three-year
is unique.   We are a welcoming planned community that balances
development, infrastructure, and natural open spaces.  Maintaining this
delicate balance has been the key objective of the Reston Citizens Association
for the past half century,” said Dennis Hays, President, RCA.  “In the
coming year we expect to continue to deal with important issues like the
density cap, the
 preservation and expansion of open
space, and focusing the County’s attention
on quality of life matters.  We believe an educated and informed community
is vital and we rely on dedicated individuals who work together and with other
organizations to help us preserve Reston as Reston.  We have a number of
positions up for election this year and we always have space for volunteers on
our committees.  I hope you will consider joining us by running for the
Board and/or joining one of our committees.”
If you want to take an active role in the future
of Reston, please consider running for a seat on the RCA board!
As a member of the RCA
Board of Directors, you will interact with the community on the issues that
impact them, meet with County and other local officials including RA &
RTCA, and attend public meetings.  You will collect information,
provide analysis and, based upon feedback received from the public, inform
various local organizations directly and news outlets about public expectations
for outcomes on issues that affect Reston. 
There are eight seats up in the 2018 elections, all for three-year terms unless otherwise stated: Town
Center/Lake Anne/Tall Oaks District Director, four (4) At-Large Directors,
South Lakes District Director (two-year term), and two (2)
North Point Directors (one-year term and a
two-year term)
.  Terms begin
at the June board meeting.
To run for a director seat, you must live in Small Tax
District 5, be a Reston resident 18 years or older, and vote in designated
precincts/polling places within Reston districts. 
If you
want to actively promote Reston’s vision and planning principles and to sustain
and enhance its quality of life, please
download an
application from our website and fill it out.
completed application must be sent to
elections@rcareston.com by May 30th. 
If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Reston
Citizens Association Election Committee at