Councilman Christopher Woodard Jr.
UNIFYING OUR CITY, WHILE FOSTERING A PROGRESSIVE ECONOMY
As the newest member of City Council for Portsmouth, Christopher Woodard Jr. is purposeful in his approach to politics and committed to the citizens of Portsmouth. Over the years, Councilman Woodard has created long-lasting relationships working as an administrative manager for Lowe's, in midtown Portsmouth. From building a rapport through assisting homeowners, contractors, and DIYers, he continues to utilize his affinity for service throughout his beloved city as Councilman. Through his work experience his fortitude, enthusiasm, and passion for people has grown and he has an impeccable ability to relate to all walks of life.
On City Council Christopher voted to fully fund Portsmouth Public Schools for the first time in history. Councilman Woodard also voted in favor of adding an additional 1.5 million dollars in support of programs for youth recreation. He supports small business voting to give women and minority business owner more opportunities and continues to seek new industries for Portsmouth. Christopher Woodard is advocating for tourism and hospitality while preserving history. Woodard currently serves as liaison to the planning commission, social security, parking authority and the Atlantic Union Pavilion.
THE WOODARD VISION
"I am appreciative for the privilege to serve the community of Portsmouth on City Council. I am committed to making our city a vacation destination, improving public education, ensuring economic growth and public safety."
A Commitment to Excellence, Growth and Vision
IT WOULD BE AN HONOR TO EARN YOUR VOTE IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION.
TUESDAY NOV. 2 2021
Born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia, Christopher gained an adoration for his hometown that many citizens share. His parents Christopher Woodard Sr., Barbara Anne Satterwhite-Woodard and his sister Crystal Woodard have instilled in him how to care for others, how to never quit, and how to always work hard for things you are passionate about. Christopher did just that. Now at the age of 36, Christopher has fostered the spirit of leadership and resilience that has catapulted his family, friends, and now his community. He is committed to making Portsmouth a staple using his top-tier talents in mass communications, business development, and marketing. Woodard understands the division that has plagued Portsmouth for decades and he plans to put an end to Portsmouth getting the lesser of business dealings in the city.