About Reid

The Goldsteins

My Community Engagement

  • Arlington Public Schools “Most Honored Citizen” Award
  • H-B Woodlawn Parent Advisory Committee Chair
  • APS Family Network 
  • APS Advisory Council on Instruction
  • Thomas Jefferson Exemplary Project (International Baccalaureate) Program Committee
  • APS Strategic Planning Committee
  • Arlington Civic Federation Schools Committee
  • County Council of PTAs
  • Member of parent-teacher organizations at Randolph, Long Branch, Jefferson, Washington-Lee and H-B Woodlawn
  • Board Member, Arlington Sister City Association
  • President, Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization Board
  • Arlington County Citizen’s Commission on Housing
  • Arlington Affordable Housing Task Force
  • President, Douglas Park Civic Association
  • Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee (NCAC)

My Background & Philosophy

  • My promise: My door is always open. I will listen. I will return your call or message within 24 hours.
  • I believe in the need to gather data, make decisions and move forward.
  • Commitment to public education has always been a core value in my family. Both my parents were public school teachers. My wife and I attended public schools. My children attended APS and Virginia’s public university system. My daughter teaches in a public school.
  • My experience spans elementary, middle and high schools, north and south Arlington schools, neigh¬borhood and county-wide schools.
  • I am a 30-year resident of Arlington. 
  • Professionally, my background includes strategic planning for federal government and private industry clients

My Education

  • BA, Political Science, 1981. State University of New York, College at Brockport.
  • MA, International Relations, 1990. The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).