J. Chapman (Chap) Petersen (D-SS34)
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Capitol: 804.698.7534
FAX: 804.698.7651
District: 703.349.3361
Room E517 Pocahontas Building 900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

District Office:
PO Box 1066
Fairfax, VA 22038
Elected: 2007    Next Election: 2023
Spouse: Sharon Young Kim   DOB: 3/27/1968
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
ChairmanSubcommittee on Health
ChairmanSubcommittee on General Government
ChairmanSubcommittee on Civil Law
MemberJoint Commission on Minority Business
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education
MemberSubcommittee on Claims
MemberSubcommittee on Public Safety
MemberSubcommittee on Certificate of Public Need
MemberSpecial Subcommittee on Tax Conformity
MemberJoint Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation
MemberSenate Committee on Judiciary
MemberJoint Commission on Water
MemberSenate Committee on Education and Health
MemberSenate Committee on Finance and Appropriations
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
Counties Representing
Fairfax City / Fairfax


Born in Washington, D.C. on March 27, 1968; educated at Williams College, (B.A.); University of Virginia, (J.D.); Attorney; married Sharon Kim Petersen; Anglican; Truro Anglican Church; Member of the House- 2002-2006; Member of the Senate- 2008-