Virginia Green Party Co-Chair Audrey Clement has announced she is a candidate for Arlington County Board.
Dr. Clement, a resident of Westover, will run on a platform of fiscal, social, and environmental responsibility. Her platform includes ending taxpayer support for the Artisphere, an end to more vanity projects like the Artisphere, preserving market-rate affordable rental housing, curtailing the widespread use of single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers, installing solar and other renewable energy on public buildings, and encouraging comprehensive traffic mitigation to reduce the volume of single-occupant vehicles on Arlington's streets and roads.
Audrey played a key role in the Arlington Green Party's recent initiatives to preserve affordable housing and prevent the widening of I-66.
Dr. Clement is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned a doctorate in Political Science from Temple University. She served as a Congressional Fellow during the 100th Congress. She is employed as a statistical analyst in the area of Homeland Security.