Retired United States Marine aviator David Ross is serving his third term on the Board of Supervisors. He was first elected to represent the Courtland district in 2011. Originally from Oakland, Iowa, he has a BBA in Finance from Iowa State University and a MS in Systems Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Since 2008, he has worked as a Program Manager in the software development field supporting the Marine Corps’ promotion process. Ross also holds a Program Management Professional (PMP), ITL Foundations and Security + certifications. Wife, Jennifer is a local physician who graduated valedictorian from Courtland High School in Spotsylvania County. They have six children ages 9 to 22, who attend Spotsylvania County Public Schools, Fredericksburg Christian School and the University of Mary Washington. The Ross family are members of New Life in Christ Church, also located in the Courtland District.