Retired United States Marine aviator David Ross represents the Courtland District and was first elected to the Board of Supervisors 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.