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An Arlingtonresident since 1988, Ms. Baird joined the Board in January 2007, serving asVice Chair from January 2008 to June 2009, and as Chair from July 2009 to June2010. As a member of the Board, Ms. Baird serves as liaison to the FacilitiesAdvisory Council and liaison to the Multimodal Transportation and StudentSafety Special Committee. Prior to her service on the Board, Ms. Baird wasactive in her neighborhood civic association as well serving on the board ofthe Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance. As a parent, Ms. Baird served asco-chair of the APS Early Childhood Advisory Committee and in PTA leadershiproles at Drew Model School.
An Ohionative, Ms. Baird earned an undergraduate degree in political science fromKenyon College. With more than 25 years business and managementexperience in the publishing industry, Ms. Baird is currently employed byBloomberg BNA located in Crystal City. She lives in Arna Valley with her twosons, who are students at Drew Model School and Gunston MiddleSchool.