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Joshua Thiel Sworn In To Leesburg Town Council

Post Date:02/12/2018 6:33 PM
 Josh Thiel takes the oath of office as a Leesburg Town Council Member
Joshua Thiel takes the oath of office as a Leesburg Town Council Member, with his wife Abigail at his side.

Leesburg, VA (February 12, 2018) –  This evening, Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary Clemens administered the oath of office to newly elected Leesburg Town Council Member Johsua Thiel. Thiel was elected on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, to fill the remainder of the council member term vacated by Ken Reid when he resigned in December 2017.

Council Member Thiel is an 18-year town resident and was a member of the town’s Economic Development Commission at the time of his election. He proudly attended Loudoun County Public Schools from elementary school through his graduation from Heritage High School. Council Member Thiel attended Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Communications. At Saint Francis, he was a 2nd Team All-American place kicker and a four-year starter for the Red Flash football team.  Thiel is the owner of his own company in Leesburg, JT Kicking and Training, which helps high school and college athletes train to play at the next level of sports. He and his wife Abigail live in Crescent Place near downtown Leesburg with their dog Odie.

"Thank you so much to the wonderful residents of this amazing town,” Thiel commented, following his election. “I am honored to be a new voice for the people of Leesburg. I grew up in this beautiful town and can't wait to help it thrive even more. By working together we can build a better tomorrow for our community. It's now time to get to work! I look forward to hearing from you and working on your behalf. Thank you all and God bless." 

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Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer 

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