Robin Andrew Roopnarine

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Robin Roopnarine graduated with a BS in Accounting from Rutgers University and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law [4]. He is a former Eagle Scout, Marine, entrepreneur, accountant, attorney, and prosecutor. As a former Marine, he served in Operation Desert Storm processing prisoners of war. He earned numerous awards as a Marine, including the National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal and Combat Action Ribbon. He is also a member of the Ashburn Village Homeowners Association Budget and Finance Committee [1].

Key Issues

Community

Roopnarine hopes to embrace diverse perspectives and increase partners at the fiscal/economic table. He also hopes to place the interest of the community above politics [1]. 

Economy

Roopnarine hopes to preserve Loudoun County’s financial standing by prioritizing financial management and teaming with other county departments and external stakeholders [1].

Miscellaneous

Roopnarine hopes to optimize for efficiency by replacing old unoptimized systems with newer systems. He also hopes to provide more training to staff and encourage improvement from all members [1].

Transparency

Roopnarine hopes to increase transparency by providing easy access to information about how and why decisions are made, by developing a user-friendly website, creating audit briefs, providing regular financial updates, implementing an open data initiative, and hosting public engagement sessions [1]. 

 

Endorsements

Loudoun County Democratic Committee; Mark Herring, 47th Attorney General of Virginia; Koran Saines, Sterling District Supervisor; Jennifer Wexton, U.S. Representative for 10th District of Virginia; David Reid, VA Delegate, 32nd District; Carla de la Pava, Arlington County Treasurer; Suhas Subramanyam, VA Delegate for 87th District; Mike Turner, Ashburn District Supervisor; Laura TeKrony, Little River District Supervisor Candidate; Sylvia Glass, Broad Run District Supervisor; Vote Vets; Working Families Party; South Asians for America; Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia

Sources

1 Robin Roopnarine for Loudoun County Treasurer
2 VPAP
3 Transparency USA
4 LinkedIn
5 LegalDirectories
6 Loudoun County