Thelma Drake is the Director of Rail and Public Transportation. ( www.drpt.virginia.gov or 804-786-4440). DRPT‘s mission is to improve mobility and expand transportation choices in Virginia. The Agency is charged with establishing, maintaining, improving and promoting public transportation, transportation demand management, ridesharing, and passenger and freight rail transportation in the Commonwealth.
Thelma Drake served in the United States Congress-- VA -02 (2005-2008) and in the Virginia House of Delegates-- 87th District (1996-2004).
In Congress Thelma’s committee assignments included House Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Resources; and Education and Workforce. In the Virginia House of Delegates she served on the General Laws; Corporations, Insurance and Banking; Finance; and Transportation Committees. She also chaired the Virginia Housing Study Commission and served on the Chesapeake Bay Commission.
Thelma has over 30 years experience and success in the real estate business. Thelma led the Thelma Drake Team--and then the Hampton Roads Home Team until she was elected to US Congress in November 2004. Thelma's real estate license is now inactive. Her husband Ted is the Hampton Roads Home Team and he hangs his license at BayView Realty.
www.hamptonroadshometeam.com email -- email@example.com or 757-583-1606.
Thelma served as one of 13 Senior Advisors to Governor – Elect McDonnell’s Transition Team and she served as co-chair with Congressman Tom Davis for the Transportation Transition Team.
Thelma was previously associated with FutureLaw, a Richmond based law and consulting firm that provides strategic analysis and direction for clients. (www.futurelaw.net).
Many people say run Thelma run. Thelma is committed to her job at DRPT thru 2013.
Thelma Mary Day Drake had her 5th grandchild in March 2011.
Thelma can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org