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Democrat Francis Fife served as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1972 to 1974. Fife is married to fellow former mayor [[Nancy O'Brien]]<ref>[http://www.readthehook.com/stories/2006/08/10/COVER-Amalg.doc.aspx 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor'], 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009.</ref>.
 
Democrat Francis Fife served as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1972 to 1974. Fife is married to fellow former mayor [[Nancy O'Brien]]<ref>[http://www.readthehook.com/stories/2006/08/10/COVER-Amalg.doc.aspx 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor'], 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009.</ref>.
  

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Democrat Francis Fife served as Mayor of Charlottesville from 1972 to 1974. Fife is married to fellow former mayor Nancy O'Brien[1].

In 1974, Fife abstained from the vote that created the Downtown Mall because of his job as vice president of the People's Bank[2].

Leadership positions in regional government

For a time in the early 1980's, Fife served as Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission[3]. He is also a former chair of the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority.

Community service

Fife has been the member of governance board of several government agencies and non-profit organizations. They include the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, the Virginia Housing Authority, the Charlottesville Housing Foundation and the Piedmont Housing Alliance. He is also a founder and former President of the Rivanna Trails Foundation[4]. He is also on the Board of Directors for the group Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population.

External links

Notes

  1. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009.
  2. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009.
  3. Charlottesville City Council Minutes, 4 Aug. 1982. City of Charlottesville, Virginia. Retrieved 12 Jul. 2009.
  4. Welcome to Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population. Web. 15 Aug. 2009. <http://stopgrowthasap.org/about-directors.php>.