Alyson Satterwhite
School Board Member
Gainesville District

About Alyson

Alyson Satterwhite and her husband, Doug, married for 25 years, are the proud parents of four children: Rachel, Rebekah, Matt, and Mark. All of her children are or have been students in Prince William County Schools. Rachel is currently a senior at Virginia Wesleyan College and a 2008 graduate of Battlefield High School.  Rebekah is a freshman at George Mason University and a 2011 graduate of Battlefield. Matt is a senior at Battlefield High School and Mark is a student at Bull Run Middle School. As a Navy family, the Satterwhite's were stationed in the Washington, D.C. area and lived in Gainesville from 1995–1998. In 2004 they returned to Gainesville with the Navy. In 2005 Doug retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander after 20 years of service.  The family chose to remain in Prince William County due to a love of the community and the quality of the schools.

Alyson has always been an active participant in her children's education. As a volunteer she worked with schools in California and Chesapeake, Virginia. Locally her children have attended Tyler Elementary and Bristow Run Elementary (1995–1998), Mountain View Elementary, Gravely Elementary, Bull Run Middle School, and Battlefield High School (2004–present). 

Her school activities have included:
 Volunteer with the Battlefield High School Orchestras
 School Board Appointee Social Studies Textbook Adoption Committee (2010–2011)
 Advisory Council at Gravely Elementary School (2008–2010)
 Planning Committee Member for the 5th Grade Luau at Gravely Elementary School (2010)
 Chaperoned Orchestra and Band Field Trips at Bull Run Middle School
 Parent Volunteer with the Battlefield High School Marching Band (2004–2006)
 Coordinator for the 5th Grade Luau at Mountain View Elementary (2005)
 Served on the Respectful Schools Committee at Bull Run Middle School (2004–2005)
 Coordinator of the Tyler Elementary School Silent Auction (Spring 1998)
 Room Mom in Four Elementary Schools

Together, Alyson and Doug Satterwhite also serve on the Parent's Council at Virginia Wesleyan College (2008–Present).

The Satterwhite’s attend McLean Bible Church where they are active at the Manassas Campus. Prior to that, they were members at Gateway Bible Church where Alyson and her husband helped to begin the youth group. Alyson was also co-director of Women's Ministries for two years. Baseball is not only an American past time, but also a Satterwhite favorite. The Satterwhite family has been active with the Gainesville District Little League for the past six years. 

Alyson is a graduate of George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.