David Leake, Mayor
Jay Tobias, Vice Mayor
Jay grew up in Richmond, VA, but moved to Norhern Virginia
in 1993. He bought his house in the Town of Haymarket in 2003.
He currently works as an investment banker. An avid lover of
the outdoors with his best friend Abby (black lab), he just recently
succeeded in his very first Triathlon! He enjoyed it so much he
competed in a second one. Jay is in support of the completion of
the Washington Street Enhancement Project. He strongly believes
in open and transparent government and welcomes interaction from
residents and businesses.
Rebecca Bare, Council Member
Rebecca is an 18 year Resident of the Town. She
served on the Longstreet Commons HOA Board as Secretary,
President and Vice President. She was also a former member
of the Town's Historic Commission. She was the
former Tyler PTO President, and was also a Cheerleading Coach
and Co-Coordinator for the Gainesville Haymarket Youth Football League.
Rebecca is the Town Council Liaison to the Planning Commission.
Katherine Harnest, Council Member
"Kat" currently works as an Office Manager and Drug Program Enforcement
Officer for Sun Aircraft Services, a Corporate Aircraft Maintenance Provider.
In her spare time she is an ACA Certified L1 Kayak Instructor with an Adaptive Paddling endorsement.
She is also certified in Wilderness First Aid, AED/CPR and Leave No Trace Ethics.
She has an Associates degree in Medical Assisting from previously working in the Veterinary and Fertility fields.
Katherine has lived in Haymarket for 3 years and grew up in Prince William, going to both Middle and
High School in the county. Family is extremely important. Her parents are her heroes, and
her sister is a true inspiration. Her nieces are the source of her laughter.
In the future she would like to start her own non-profit organization to work with teaching the disabled,
disadvantaged, and underprivileged how to kayak and spreading environmental
stewardship and education to all.
She is very active in her community as well as the town and is the Long Street Commons
HOA President, and is a major proponent of restoring the historic buildings in the Town.
Kat is excited to be serving on the Town Council and looks forward to working with
this beautiful and historic town.
Mary Lou Scarbrough, Council Member
Mary Lou moved from Falls Church in 1990 to reside in Haymarket.
She has two sons and a step daughter. She has served on the Town's
Planning Commission, Architectural Review Board, and is also
currently a board member of the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry.
She is employed by Burke & Associates, an association management firm in
McLean, VA. This is Mary Lou's 3rd term on Town Council, but has been
on the Council in years past.
Milt Kenworthy, Council Member
Milt has been a resident of the Town of Haymarket for about 15 years.
This will be his 3rd term served on the Town Council. He works in
Commercial property management.
Steve Aitken, Council Member
Steve has been a resident of Haymarket since 1997. He has
been active in his community for over 20 years. He work
for the Fairfax County Fire Dept (1990 - present), Greenhill
Crossing Homeowners Association (1999 - present), and Town
of Haymarket (2002 - present) serving on the Planning Commission,
Board of Zoning Appeals, and now a Council Member. His is a
Program Manager for a large Information Technology defense
contractor. Having raised 3 kids here in Haymarket, Steve
would like to maintain the "small town" feel we have had
throughout the years.
Architectural Review Board
Kenneth Luersen, Chair
Katherine Harnest, Town Council Member
Liaison to the ARB
John Parham, AIA
Ralph Ring, Liaison to the Planning Commission