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    Michael A. Gillette, Mayor (Ward I)

    Michael Gillette
    Michael Gillette was born and raised in Connecticut, and moved to Virginia in 1990.

    Dr. Gillette attended Brandeis University as an undergraduate where he graduated magna-cum laude with majors in Philosophy and Classical Greek.  He graduated with highest honors in Philosophy and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.  Dr. Gillette then went on to receive his Master's and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Brown University, where he wrote a doctoral dissertation in the field of clinical ethics.

    He came to Lynchburg to accept a teaching position at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, where he rose to the level of Associate Professor and was awarded tenure.  Currently, Dr. Gillette is President of his own medical ethics consulting business, Bioethical Services of Virginia, Inc., and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

    Michael and Jodi Gillette have two daughters, Rachel and Rebecca.

    View the 2013 State of the City Address

    Mayor & Vice Mayor's Award of Excellence Winners for 2013

    Mayor Gillette and Vice Mayor Johnson recognized seven citizens for their outstanding community service work. The 2013 recipients of the Mayor’s Award of Excellence are: 
    Marge Denham     Clifton W. Potter, Jr. & Dorothy Potter     Donald & Gloria Preston
    The 2013 Vice Mayor’s Young Adult Award of Excellence recipients are:
     Dr. Rachel Gagen     Leslie R. Hoglund


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