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F.C.’s Andrews Earns ‘Making Democracy Work’ Award

ReneeAndrewsPhotoFalls Church resident Renee Bergmann Andrews has been recognized by the League of Women Voters of Virginia with one of its Making Democracy Work Awards for 2014.

Andrews was nominated for the award by the Falls Church chapter of the league, which cited her years work in the area on behalf of voters and voting. Andrews was recognized at the Falls Church league’s annual meeting on May 17 and at the state league’s annual conference earlier this year.

Andrews has been a member of the City of Falls Church Electoral Board since 2003, and currently serves as its chair. She is immediate past president of the 399-member Virginia Electoral Board Association, and currently serves as a member of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Election Officials Technical Committee. In 2010, she was appointed as Virginia’s representative to the National Standards Board of the Election Assistance Commission. A longtime member of the Falls Church League of Women Voters, Andrews has also been active in the Falls Church Democratic Party.