Board of Supervisors
Title: Aquia District
TERM: 1/1/2022 – 12/31/25
P.O. Box 339
Stafford, VA 22555-0339
Monica Gary started serving on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors representing the Aquia District in 2022. She serves on the following standing committees: By-laws; Community and Economic Development; Joint Working Schools; Public Safety and Stormwater Infrastructure Funding and Implementation. She is the Board's representative on: the Central Rappahannock Regional Library Board of Trustees; the Community Policy and Management Team; Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission; Virginia Railway Express; Rappahannock Regional Jail Board authority; and the R-Board. She is an alternate on the Potomac Watershed Roundtable and the Rappahannock River Basin Commission.
Mrs. Gary has attended and served in ministry for over a decade in various religious organizations, including BGAV, Northstar Church Network, Northstar Women's Network, Calvary Hill Baptist (Fairfax, VA), Lifepoint Stafford, and Mount Ararat church.
She holds a Theology Degree from The John Leland Center for Theological Studies and is currently earning her Master's of Divinity. Mrs. Gary has also completed training for church planting through the V3 Cohort. Prior to serving as a supervisor, she formed New Wine Community Church, then shifted to serve in a more civic capacity when COVID disrupted operations.
Mrs. Gary helped fight for the establishment of the Stafford County's Diversity Coalition and is invested in assisting Stafford County to become a more unified community. She serves on the PD16 Human Trafficking Task Force Steering Committee and is a member of the SES PTA, SMS PTO, Brooke Point Athletic and NJROTC Boosters, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and currently attends Emmanuel AME church. Last year, she was the Board's representative on the Rappahannock River Basin.
She has seven children, two of whom are entering the US Army and the US Marine Corps. Her other children attend Stafford County Public Schools. Mrs. Gary's husband, Peter, is a civil servant for the Department of Army, a Veteran infantry Marine, and previously served as a law enforcement officer.