Kenny Boddye began his first term on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors in January 2020, representing the Occoquan District. A Lake Ridge resident, he has lived in the region for nearly a decade after moving here from California to pursue his passion for changing the world through better governance, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Georgetown University.
Boddye has been involved in politics since a young age, even volunteering at his local precinct on Election Day as a teen. Before being elected, he lobbied in Richmond on behalf of causes such as adequate transportation funding, increased teacher salaries, Medicaid Expansion, and criminal justice reform.
After making his home here, Boddye quickly immersed himself in the community, taking an active role in a number of organizations. He is a past Chair of the Prince William NAACP’s Criminal Justice Committee and remains active in the group’s Political Action Committee, as well as the Virginia State Conference NAACP’s Criminal Justice and Environmental & Climate Justice committees. Supervisor Boddye is also a founding member of Empowered Beginnings and Beyond, a non-profit specializing in addressing the disparities in prenatal and postnatal services for underserved communities.
Recognizing that good stewardship of the land along with smart growth principles is essential to sustainability and a higher quality of life for all County residents, Supervisor Boddye is a member of Lake Ridge Occoquan Coles Civic Association (also known as LOCCA) and authored the County’s first resolution about combatting climate change and sustainability. Boddye is also an advocate
He is also an alumnus of the Sorensen Institute’s 2017 Candidate Training Program and the Inaugural 2018 Cohort of the NAACP’s NextGen Leadership Development Program, and belongs to the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his role as Supervisor, Boddye is the Mid-Atlantic Business Development Manager and Cyber Liability Subject Matter Expert at Kevin Davis Insurances Services, which specializes in educating and protecting community associations from financial loss.