HR346: Commending Jenna Alexander.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 346

Offered February 8, 2021
Commending Jenna Alexander.
Patrons-- Subramanyam, Adams, D.M. and Simonds

WHEREAS, Jenna Alexander, vice president of advocacy for the Virginia Parent Teacher Association, will receive the Shirley Igo Advocate of the Year Award at the 2021 National Parent Teacher Association Virtual Legislative Conference on March 10, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) annually bestows the Shirley Igo Advocate of the Year Award to an individual PTA member who has advanced the organization’s federal public policy agenda; and

WHEREAS, as vice president of advocacy for the Virginia PTA, Jenna Alexander assembled a committee that incorporated representatives from every active district in the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jenna Alexander deployed the Virginia PTA’s advocacy committee to develop a webinar series, a social media toolkit, email and social media campaigns, and a virtual rally to urge state and federal lawmakers to restore education funding; and

WHEREAS, Jenna Alexander leads with great compassion and determination, working hard to ensure that every voice is heard and valued and that every child has an opportunity to succeed; and

WHEREAS, through her tireless efforts and steadfast dedication, Jenna Alexander has helped make the Commonwealth a wonderful place to live, work, and play, now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Jenna Alexander, vice president of advocacy for the Virginia Parent Teacher Association, hereby be commended for receiving the National Parent Teacher Association’s 2021 Shirley Igo Advocate of the Year Award; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Jenna Alexander as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth and best wishes for the future.