Virginia House of Delegates, District 62
Sheila Bynum-Coleman is a native of Chesterfield County, a wife and a mother of five, and a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she received her B.A. from the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, with a major in Political Science and a minor in International Studies.
She built her career in real estate and expanded her small business to over fifteen locations. As part of her commitment to affordable housing, she has worked to help citizens being released from prison with job placement and housing recently Sheila and her husband opened a transition home offering housing for men that are homeless coming from the prison system. Their program involves housing, job training, credit repair and counseling services.On February 28th, 2017, Sheila was sworn in as a member of the Board of Contractors the first African American woman to hold a position on the board.
She’s running for delegate to advocate for to build a better economy that works for all the families of the 62nd District.