Bermuda District, Chair
Term: 2016 - 2020
Dorothy A. Jaeckle was re-elected as the Bermuda District Supervisor in November 2015, and began her third term of four years on January 1, 2016. She was elected as the Board’s Vice Chair in 2011, 2012 and 2016. She was elected as the Board’s Chair in 2013, 2017 and 2018.
She has resided in Chesterfield County since 1980. She spent 12 years as the Bermuda District representative on the Chesterfield Committee on the Future, including a term as Chair, developing strategies for long-term county challenges such as neighborhood preservation, economic development, youth services and the rising senior citizen population.
She has also served the community in numerous other capacities. Active in school issues, she has held many positions including School Board liaison, Vice President of the Chesterfield County Council of PTAs, parent representative on the School Improvement Teams at Curtis Elementary and Thomas Dale High School, and Chair of the After-School Enrichment Program at Curtis.
From 2001 to 2002 she served as the parent representative appointed by the Speaker of the House on the Senate Joint Resolution Commission on Educational Responsibility. She was also appointed by Governor Gilmore to serve on the Advisory Council on the Virginia Business-Education Partnership from 1996 to 2003. Governor Allen appointed Ms. Jaeckle to the State Department of Education Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure in 1996 where she served for three years.
She served for six years in various positions on the Chester Recreation Association Board of Directors and is an active member at Grace Lutheran Church in Chester.
Ms. Jaeckle and her husband Ron will be married for 42 years in August of 2017. They are the parents of 4 children and have 5 granddaughters. All four children attended Curtis Elementary, Chester Middle and Thomas Dale High School. Kate is a benefits consultant and lives in Midlothian. She is married to Jon Evers and they are the parents of Julia, Annabelle and Claire.
After graduating from the University of Virginia, Beth returned to Thomas Dale and taught and coached for ten years at Thomas Dale High School. She now teaches at Midlothian High School. She is married to Michael Clark and they are the parents of Mallory and Vivian. Jeff is a University of Virginia graduate and works for an engineering firm in Charlottesville. He is married to Bethany. They live in Midlothian. Carrie is married to Ian Holman and teaches Spanish at James Madison High School in Fairfax.
Committee Appointments / Regional Assignments
- Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Social Services Board
- County-Schools Liaison Committee
- Crater Planning District Commission
- Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
- Virginia's Gateway Region Board