Gordon Walker

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Gordon Walker
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Gordon Walker

Electoral District Samuel Miller
Term Start 2002
Term End 2005
Preceded by Madison Cummings
Succeeded by Jon Stokes

Term Start 2005
Term End 2005
Preceded by Diantha McKeel
Succeeded by Sue Friedman

Biographical Information

Residence Batesville, Virginia

Gordon Walker is the former executive director of the Jefferson Area Board for Aging. He left the position in 2012. [1]

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Walker became CEO of JABA since 1987. On July 30, 2012, he was awarded the President’s Award for Leadership in the Aging Network by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging in Denver, CO.[2]

The Daily Progress honored him in 2012 by including him in that year's class of the Distinguished Dozen. [3]

School Board

Walker is a former member of the Albemarle County School Board, elected in 2001 to represent the Samuel Miller Magisterial District.

Candidates Votes %
Gordon Walker 2,809 70.14
William E. Bill Jones 1,191 29.74
Write-In 5 0.12

He served one term on the School Board (2002-2005), and as its Chairman during 2005.[citation needed]


  1. Web. JABA Prepares For Leadership Change, Rob Graham, 07 March 2012
  2. Web. JABA chief honored by national group, Daily Progress Staff, July 30, 2012, retrieved July 30, 2012..
  3. Web. Dozen: Walker makes aging a rewarding experience through JABA, Bryan McKenzie, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, January 3, 2013, retrieved January 7, 2016.