About Senator Newman


Born: October 15, 1964

Family Status: Married to wife Kim; two sons Tyler and Wesley

– Vice President and Member, Board of Directors for Delta Star, Inc.
– Delta Star is a manufacturer of medium power transformers and mobile substations with operations in Lynchburg, Virginia,  San Carlos, California and Montreal, QC, Canada.

– Lynchburg College
– Central Virginia Community College

Member of:
- Lynchburg City Council Member (1988 – 1991)
- Virginia House of Delegates (1992 – 1996)
- Virginia Senate (1996 – Present)
- President pro-tempore


Significant Legislation:
- Author of many bills of importance to Central Virginia
- Authored Governor McDonnell’s entire Education Package in the 2010 General Assembly
- Served on the Governor’s Higher Education Reform Commission 2010 and co-sponsored the resulting bill in the Virginia Senate
- Rated as one of Virginia’s most pro-job and pro-business Senate members

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
— Former US President George Washington