Sean Tubbs joined the PEC as a field representative in June 2018 following a long stint covering land use and transportation for Charlottesville Tomorrow. In that role, Sean helped citizens understand the impact of decisions made by government officials in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. Particular interests include transportation systems, monitoring water quality and the intricate details of zoning. In his new position, Sean is looking forward to using his knowledge to help promote smart growth principles that will strengthen our communities.
Sean is recognized in the community as being a writer who can distill complex policy into information that people can understand. His journalism career began in the 1990’s at a student newspaper at Virginia Tech, where he earned a B.A. in History and Political Science. His work garnered several Virginia Press Association awards including one for ongoing coverage of efforts to stop the Western Bypass.