January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2016
2401 Courthouse Drive
City Hall, Building #1
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Councilmember Rosemary Wilson has held elected office since 1996 - first with the School Board (1996 to 2000, including being vice chairman), then with the City Council (2000 to present). A graduate of Bayside High School and Old Dominion University, Wilson is a realtor with Prudential Towne Realty. Recognized in 2012 by Lawyer's Weekly
, as one of the Most Influential Women in Virginia, Wilson was also appointed by Governor McDonnell to the Fair Housing Board and the Local Government Advisory Board to the Chesapeake Bay. She was honored by Inside Business
in 2007 with the Women in Business Achievement Award, and by the Virginia Beach Education Association in 1999 with the Friend of Education Award. She is a fellow of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia, and the Civic Leadership Institute at Old Dominion University. Wilson is the past president of the Virginia Municipal League and is past chairman of the league's Human Development and Education Committee. Wilson is the Council Liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission, the Virginia Beach Development Authority and the Workforce Housing Committee, among others.