Rail saves lives. Rail creates jobs. Rail grows business. Rail increases the value of our
homes and businesses.
Green Partys Dianne Blais -"We need More Trains, Less Traffic! Rail makes money. Rail makes sense!"
Dianne Blais, Independent Green Party candidate and leader,
"We need to finish Rail to Dulles Airport and beyond to Winchester!"
"Rail grows revenue for our schools, police, and fire departments."
Dianne Blais, Independent Green Party, "Rail increases the value of our homes, businesses,
Dianne Blais, Indy Green Party, "Rail
pays for itself through economic growth. Every dollar invested in Rail creates $21 dollars economic benefit for the community.!"
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Dianne Blais, Independent Green Party leader and candidate.
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Dianne Blais, Independent
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Dianne Blais, Independent Green Party leader, and candidate.
We need "More Trains, Less Traffic".
Dianne Blais, "We need
rail Winchester to Washington D.C. Winchester to Bristol. High Speed Maglev rail statewide."
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Independent Green Party candidate for congress in Virginia's 10th district. Dianne Blais wife, mother, grandmother,
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Both Dianne and her husband, Gerard, are the first born of large families.
Family is veryimportant to Dianne and Gerard Blais. Dianne and Gerard Blais raised four children and hosted over 100
foster children and numerous foreign exchange students in a Civil War farm house in Springfield, Va.
and Gerard Blais moved to Fairfax in 2002.
Their oldest, Gerard Blais
III and his wife had their first child last May. Dianne and Gerard Blais two daughters, Cynthia and Rose, graduated
from the Universityof Virginia. Cynthia founded and runs a zumba clothing business in San Diego,Cal. Rose is an engineer
at a security firm in McLean and got married on 5/5/12. Dianne and Gerard Blais younger son,
James, got out of the army in December and is graduating from college and getting married this year.
moved to Vienna, Virginia when she was in 8th grade. Dianne Blais graduated from James Madison High School and then attended
Mary Washington, U. Va. andVa. Tech,
earning her BA in economics at 19.
Dianne Blais first job out of college furthered her interest in politics. It was a temp job in
the U.S. Capitol. She worked with a computer that was "down" a lot. She used her free time when the computer
was down to attend committee hearings on
both sides of the hill. She could just flash her staff
pass and get into The Watergate Hearings.
Dianne Blais became a consultant
for the Air Force where she met her husband, Gerard. Gerard has a math degree from RPI and two masters degrees from
George Mason University. Gerard and she were soon parents and when their third child was
became a full-time mother and started much of her volunteer involvement that has continued to the present day. She joined
the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and was soon branch president.
As a volunteer emergency foster care mother, she interacted with police and social workers. She was a
volunteer organist at her church for years. Dianne served in numerous capacities in PTAs including President. She was
a Girl Scout Leader for years.
When her youngest child was three,
Dianne became the VP of a small company that installed lightning protection systems. She wrote the contracts and bills at
her home which allowed her to continue her volunteer work.
joined the League of Women Voters in 2000 and the Western Fairfax County Women's Club in 2008. Dianne was Co-President
of Virginia AAUW from 2008-10.
Dianne ran for the House
of Delegates in the 40th district in 2011 as an independent. She received over 25% of the vote.