Carolyn D. Weems

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Carolyn D. Weems graduated from Clemson University. Following her graduation, Carolyn worked for six years as a tennis coach at Old Dominion University before moving to Virginia Beach [2, 3].

Weems and her husband have owned and operated an advertising specialty company for three decades. Weems is currently a teacher and a church youth director and has served on the Virginia Beach City Public Schools School Board as a Representative for Bayside District 4 from 2009 to 2022. Additionally, Weems is the President of Caitlyn’s HALO, a nonprofit she founded in honor of her daughter, Caitlyn, who passed away due to an opioid overdose [2, 3, 8].

Key Issues


Weems wants to create full time trade schools as well as paid internship opportunities with local businesses. She also wants to return recognitions for Valedictorian and Salutatorians [2].


Weems wants to preserve land currently owned by the school board in order to develop a neighborhood park in Aragona [2].


Weems supports the creation of a recovery school for students facing substance abuse disorders [2].


Republican Party of Virginia Beach


1 Facebook
2 Carolyn Weems for Virginia Beach School Board 
3 Ballotpedia
4 Votesmart
5 Department of Virginia Elections
7 Twitter
8 Caitlyn’s Halo
9 Republican Party of Virginia Beach