Alyson is a wife, mother of four, and former military spouse who has served on the School Board as an independent voice since 2012, and has a long record of results for Prince William students. All of Alyson’s children have been students in Prince William County Public Schools.
Mrs. Satterwhite served as the School Board’s Vice Chairman in 2015. From 2014 to 2015, Mrs. Satterwhite served as Vice Chairman with the Northern Virginia Special Education Regional Program. She has also served in numerous capacities as a board member, including on the Safe Schools Advisory Committee, and Joint Board of the Governor’s School at Innovation Park.
She began her service to the School Board after having twice established strong roots in the community. As a Navy family, the Satterwhites lived in Gainesville from 1995 to 1998, and returned in 2004.
After Mrs. Satterwhite’s husband Doug retired from the Navy in 2005, they decided to stay in Gainesville because they loved the community and the quality of the schools. The family has been active with the Gainesville District Little League and later the Gainesville Haymarket Baseball League for the past 13 years. She and her husband are members of McLean Bible Church and attend the Manassas campus.
Mrs. Satterwhite has been a volunteer for the Battlefield High School orchestras and marching band. She has served on the Advisory Council at Gravely Elementary School and in other capacities as a volunteer at Tyler and Mountain View Elementary Schools and Bull Run Middle School. Mrs. Satterwhite was appointed by the School Board to the Social Studies Textbook Adoption Committee. She served with her husband on the Parents Council at Virginia Wesleyan College.
Mrs. Satterwhite is a graduate of George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She and her husband Doug have been married 31 years and have four children, all of whom graduated from Prince William County Public Schools. Rachel is a 2008 graduate of Battlefield High School and a 2011 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College. Rebekah is a 2011 graduate of Battlefield High School, a 2015 graduate of George Mason University, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at George Mason University. Matthew is a 2012 graduate of Battlefield High School and a 2016 graduate of Virginia Tech. Mark is a 2017 graduate of Battlefield High School and is now attending Radford University.