Laura A. Sellers is a clinically trained social worker who catches spies for a living. In 2015, the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Center for the Study of Intelligence published Ms. Sellers co-authored article entitled “The Critical Pathway.” Ms. Sellers’ spent several years working clinically with the severely mentally ill and chronically homeless population as an intern with Pathways to Housing DC and the Prince William Community Services Board.
Elected in November 2013 to represent the Garrisonville District on Stafford County’s Board of Supervisors, Laura A. Sellers is the youngest person elected to office in Stafford, only the seventh female to serve as a Supervisor, and is among the youngest females ever elected in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Throughout her term in elected office, Ms. Sellers represented the county on a number of regional committees including: Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO), George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC), Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), Office on Youth, and the Rappahannock Regional Jail Commission. In 2015 and 2016, she served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
Ms. Sellers was born on Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She spent much of her childhood moving around as the second oldest daughter of a Special Agent with the United States Air Force. Her family settled in Stafford in 2002. Ms. Sellers is a graduate of North Stafford High School. She received her undergraduate education from North Carolina State University and her graduate education from The Catholic University of America. She lives in Stafford with her son, Isaiah.