Bill Text: VA HJR875 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Trina Nelson Rupe.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-23 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ875ER) [HJR875 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HJR875-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Trina Nelson Rupe.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019


WHEREAS, Trina Nelson Rupe, who served the residents of Pulaski County as Commissioner of the Revenue for over a decade, died on August 29, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Trina Rupe was a graduate of Pulaski High School, New River Community College, and the University of Virginia; she was known as a dedicated public servant who put in a lot of effort to be fair and respectful when collecting taxes; and

WHEREAS, to those she supervised and her colleagues, Trina Rupe was known as a master at creating camaraderie in the office, often organizing birthday dinners and other gatherings for her valued colleagues; and

WHEREAS, Trina Rupe loved life outside of the office, pursuing numerous pastimes including crafting, cooking and baking, caring for her pets, and visiting the beach; and

WHEREAS, Trina Rupe will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her daughter, Kristel; her granddaughter, Paeslee, and their family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Trina Nelson Rupe, longtime Commissioner of the Revenue for Pulaski County; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Trina Nelson Rupe as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for her memory.