HR19: Commending Maureen Caddigan.


Offered January 11, 2020
Commending Maureen Caddigan.

Patrons-- Guzman, Cole, M.L., Delaney, Hope, Rasoul, Samirah, Ware, Watts and Willett

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan, who had represented the Potomac Magisterial District on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors since 1991, celebrated her retirement in 2019; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan attended Caldwell College for Women and Fresno State College and subsequently became a resident of Prince William County in 1969; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan devoted 28 years of her life to public service, including seven years on the Prince William County School Board, where she was elected as chair for three consecutive years; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan was elected to serve as vice chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors in 1995, 1996, 2004, 2011, and 2019; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan oversaw many beneficial development projects during her tenure, including the National Museum of the Marine Corps and the Ali Krieger Sports Complex at Potomac Shores; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan remains active in the community through her membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and as a sustaining sponsor of the Dumfries-Triangle Little League; and

WHEREAS, among many honors, Maureen Caddigan was selected by Soroptimist International of the Americas as Woman of the Year; she is a two-time recipient of the Boys and Girls Club’s prestigious Woman and Youth Award and the Richard Pfitzner Award; and

WHEREAS, Maureen Caddigan has achieved success with the love and support of her husband, Jim, and their four children, five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Maureen Caddigan hereby be commended on the occasion of her retirement in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Maureen Caddigan as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her service to the residents of Prince William County and the Commonwealth.