Mark (Mark) D. Sickles (D-SH017)
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Capitol: 804.698.1017
FAX: 804.786.6310
District: 703.922.6440
Room 1232 General Assembly Building 201 North Ninth Street
Richmond, VA 23219

District Office:
PO Box 10628
Franconia, VA 22310
Elected: 2003    Next Election: 2025
DOB: 2/18/1957
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSubcommittee on Health and Human Resources
ChairmanHouse Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberHouse Select Committee on Advancing Rural and Small Town Health Care
MemberSubcommittee on Commerce, Agriculture and Natural Resources
MemberSubcommittee on Election Administration
MemberSubcommittee on Gubernatorial Appointments
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Appropriations
MemberSubcommittee on Transportation and Public Safety
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education
MemberHouse Committee on Privileges and Elections
MemberHouse Committee on Rules
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Behavioral Health
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Health
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Health Professions
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Social Services
Counties Representing
Botetourt / Roanoke City / Roanoke / Salem City


Now serving in his twentieth year in Virginia's House, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) continues to focus on affordable health care coverage for all, expanded voting access, sensible gun safety measures, equality for all people, and transportation solutions for Northern Virginia. As the ranking member of the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, and a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources, he is working with a great team to expand access and to improve Virginia's mental health, substance abuse, and disability services.

Committee Assignments & Legislative Work Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee; Appropriations Committee, Privileges and Elections Committee, and Rules Committee.

Health and Human Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Joint Rules Subcommittee; Transportation and Public Safety Appropriations Subcommittee; Health, Welfare and Institutions Subcommittee #2; Privileges and Elections Subcommittee #2 Serves as a budget conferee. Worked to pass Medicaid Expansion, secure teacher pay raises, an optional college tuition freeze in current budget. He secured funding for the National Museum of the U.S. Army, Gunston Hall, GMU's School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Mason Neck State Park, various Disability Community requests, Virginia's hospitals and long-term care facilities, and resources to combat COVID-19.

Chair, Governor's Aerospace Advisory Council Member, Joint Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources Oversight Member, Joint Committee on the Closure of Training Centers Member, Major Employment and Investment (MEI) Project Approval Commission Member, Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates Member, Prescription Drug Pricing Workgroup Additionally, Delegate Sickles- Currently serving 10th term in the Virginia House of Delegates; elected official since 2004 Former Deputy Minority Leader & Caucus Chair Represents the 17th House District (Kingstowne, Franconia, Huntington, Lorton) Served on Fairfax County Library Board for 11 years Served on 'United Community' Board for 6 years, and as Board President Served on several school and park bond referenda committees Volunteer legislative assistant to Delegate Gladys Keating for three sessions Lee District Coordinator for State Senator Joe Gartlan, 1991 Former Co-Chair of Lee District Democratic Committee Former Chair, Fairfax County Democratic Committee Former Member, State Central Democratic Committee