Anita J. Price

Term of Office

  • July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2012
  • July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2016
  • Vice-Mayor, July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
  • July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020

Professional Background

  • Retired Guidance Counselor, Educator, Roanoke City Public Schools

Educational Background

  • Attended, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia
  • B. S., Vocational Education and Home Economics, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • M. S., Guidance and Counseling, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Council Assignments

  • Vice-Chair, Audit Committee
  • Member, Personnel Committee
  • Member, Legislative Committee
  • Vice-President, Greater Roanoke Transit Company
  • Council Representative, Roanoke Valley Regional Cable Television Committee
  • Alternate Representative, Virginia's First Regional Industrial Facility Authority
  • City Representative and Chair, Virginia Municipal League, Human Development and Education Policy Committee
  • Alternate Representative, New River Valley Commerce Park Participation Committee

Civic & Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Vice-Chair, National League of Cities, Council on Youth, Education and Families
  • Member, Virginia Education Association Minority and Women's Concern Committee
  • Member, Roanoke Education Association (REA)
  • Member, Virginia Education Association (VEA)
  • Member, National Education Association (NEA)
  • Trustee, High Street Baptist Church
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Member, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority
  • Member, Friends of the Roanoke Symphony
  • Member, Links Incorporated
  • Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Member, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
  • Appointed to Taskforce Addressing School Safety and Domestic Violence
  • Workforce Trainer, VEA Women's Leadership Cadre
  • Workshop Facilitator, Apple Ridge Committee
  • Workshop Facilitator, Mental Health Association
  • Leadership Council, American Cancer Society