Derrick D. Clarke

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Derrick Clarke graduated from Virginia Tech, receiving an undergraduate degree in mathematical and electrical engineering. He also received a graduate degree in mathematics as well as electrical and computer engineering [1, 2, 3].


Over the pandemic, during his spare time, Clarke learned as much as possible about the benefits of healthy soil. Starting in 2021, he started attending Loudoun County Soil and Water Conservation meetings, as well as attending agricultural tech conferences, such as the Conservation in Loudoun Fair. He also presents and comments at virtual conferences regarding agriculture [1, 4, 6].

Key Issues

Food Waste

Clarke advocates for policies that limit and divert the amount of food waste that ends up in county landfills, which add to greenhouse gas production [1, 2].

Sustainability

Clarke supports holding county policy conversations that improve educational and technical programs concerning the conservation of soil and water resources [2, 4].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Clarke for Loudoun Soil
2 Vote 441
3 Linkedln
4 Loudoun Now
5 Loudoun Times
6 Instagram