James Walkinshaw was born and raised here in Northern Virginia and has devoted his career to ensuring that our community remains a great place to live, work, and raise a family. During his ten years of service as Chief of Staff to Rep. Gerry Connolly, James worked to deliver results for Northern Virginians on a wide range of issues. James and his wife, Yvette, live in the Ravensworth Farm neighborhood, just off of Braddock Road. As Braddock Supervisor, James will be our neighborhood advocate. His door will always be open to listen, learn, and respond to your concerns.

James graduated from New York University 2005. Since 2012, James has volunteered as a mentor to at-risk boys through Fairfax County’s Befriend-A-Child program. He is a member of Fairfax County’s Council to End Domestic Violence where he helped lead the effort to create the county’s “Make the Call” campaign to raise awareness of the 24-hour domestic and sexual violence hotline and help victims get access to the services they need. James serves on the Board of the Ravensworth Farm Civic Association and is a volunteer with the Friends of Lake Accotink Park, working to clean up our lakes and streams.