Kelly Byrd has worked for the Virginia Education Association since 2003. She transferred to LEA after 10 years assigned to the Arlington Education Association. Prior to AEA, she was assigned to the Fairfax Education Association office. Kelly received her bachelor’s degrees in Psychology from George Mason University, Master’s Degree in Education from Walden University and is a member of Kappa Delta Phi. She is also currently serving as an officer of the Virginia Professional Staff Association and as a Retirement Trustee. Kelly has two sons who both attended and graduated from Fairfax County Public Schools.
Christy Sullivan has worked for the Virginia Education Association since 1990. She transferred to LEA after 18 years with the Prince William Education Association. Christy holds degrees from James Madison University. She taught instrumental and vocal music in the Augusta County Public School system for seven years prior to becoming a UniServ Director for the Arizona Education Association. She returned to the VEA in 1990, assigned to the Fairfax EA office. Christy is a trainer for the NEA Bargaining Behavior cadre and is certified as a True Colors International facilitator.