About Roland Taylor

Roland and his wife, Kathy, have lived in Herndon with their four children for 16 years. Their youngest graduated from Herndon High in 2019, and now they are eager to take the next step in their service to their community.

Roland’s career as a public servant in local law enforcement, provides him extensive experience working with citizens and government leaders. As a United Nation’s senior rule of law leader and while supporting US Department of State in international locations, Roland gained experience living and working with diverse international populations, respecting all cultures and focusing on human rights and protecting endangered population groups.

Based on Roland’s background and his Master’s degree in cyber criminology from Loyola University in New Orleans, he has served as both an Associate and Adjunct Professor of transnational and organized crime. As a federal government program manager, Roland has extensive experience with managing large budgets and personnel.

As both a parent and grandparent, Roland Taylor wishes to give back and offers his service to the Herndon community as its Mayor. Roland sincerely asks for your support and vote as the Town of Herndon’s next Mayor on November 3rd, 2020.

Candidate Pledge

  • Independent Voice for the Public and for Open Government.

  • Will work at all levels to reduce Taxes and Fees. Support our Small Businesses.

  • Strong Supporter of Youth. Sports and Parks Programs.

  • Will Balance Growth with Quality of Life to maintain Herndon’s Charm.

  • Will Not Sell Out to Developers. We have to protect our environment and green spaces.

  • Will Fight Against Traffic Congestion and ensure sufficient Parking.

  • Will Fight to Prevent Higher Homeowner Taxes.

  • NOT Funded by Political Parties or Developers. Will NOT seek any Political Party nomination.

Community Service

  • Current member of the Fairfax County Athletic Council.

  • Chairman of Scouting in Northwest Fairfax County
  • Past President, Vice President, and Board Member of Hunter Creek’s Homes Association.

  • Past President Elect and Vice President of Herndon Optimist Club.

  • Herndon Reston Field Hockey Coach.

  • Former Youth Baseball Coach.

  • KENA Shriner supporting the Shriner’s Children Hospitals.

Qualified To Serve

  • Senior level Program and Operations Management federal contractor experience.
  • Retired Law Enforcement Professional.

  • Former Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. Focus Transnational Organized Crime

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).