Supervisor Andrea Olivia Bailey is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and has lived in Prince William County since 1979. She is a Christian woman, leader and teacher, a 20 year corporate professional, a business owner for over 10 years, and a civic leader and community activist for over 40 years. In 2012, she became a caregiver for her mother.
Supervisor Bailey has a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Studies from Webster University and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Development from National-Louis University.
Supervisor Bailey is a veteran of the corporate private sector with experience in business development, operational and human resource management, and customer service. She’s worked for Fortune 500 companies Xerox and HP and later for Electronic Data Systems (EDS).
In 2003, Supervisor Bailey took her experience and embarked on her dream of opening her own business “Affairs Remembered, LLC.” A progressive and customer savvy event planning company that provides enchantment, style, and service for a diverse clientele in the areas of corporate, Christian and secular workshops, seminars, retreats, and parties.
Supervisor Bailey's dedication has not been limited to corporate America; she was raised to have a sense of purpose for community, the church, and the government.
To this extent, she has been a servant leader for over 40 years. She has actively supported the homeless shelter, So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), and ACTS, the shelter for battered women. Her determination to expand and grow the exposure of women is evident in her chartering of the Prince William County chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. in 2012 and her appointments as a national board member, as a charter member for the Jacksonville, North Carolina Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., and as a Silver Star 40-year member of the same. She is a national member of the National Association of Professional Women, receiving the Who’s Who award of Professional Women in the spring of 2015. And as a social justice advocate, she is an Executive Committee member for the Prince William County NAACP, where she serves beside her husband, the PWC President.
Her work in the area of civic engagement has expanded over the past 20 years. To promote voter education and engagement, she was employed as the Community Engagement Director for New Virginia Majority, a non-partisan, 501c3 organization partnering with community organizations for voter registration. In her advocacy and community leadership roles she acts as a support and collaborator for constituents and campaigns throughout the County. The years of educating and empowering constituents proved valuable as in 2019, she won, the Potomac Magisterial District Supervisor position by 64 percent.
Supervisor Bailey has been married to her best friend and high school sweetheart, Rev. Cozy Eugene Bailey, for 40 years. He is a 23-year retired Marine Corps officer who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. They are both members of First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dumfries, where they are active in leadership roles on the ministerial staff and church’s deaconess ministry. They have one son, Cozy, Jr., also a Naval Academy officer and a graduate of University of Virginia.
Learn more at https://www.supervisorandreabailey.com/.