Bill Text: VA HR351 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Wayne Tinsley.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 46-15)

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-21 - Bill text as passed House (HR351ER) [HR351 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HR351-Enrolled.html

Commending Wayne Tinsley.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 20, 2019


WHEREAS, Wayne Tinsley, who served the Commonwealth for more than 50 years as a member of the Department of General Services and the House Clerk's Office, retired in December 2018; and

WHEREAS, Wayne Tinsley served his country as a member of the United States Army Reserve and began his career with the Department of General Services in June 1965; and

WHEREAS, after 35 years of service, Wayne Tinsley departed from the Department of General Services on April 28, 2000, and subsequently joined the House Clerk's Office on October 16, 2000; and

WHEREAS, throughout his career, Wayne Tinsley earned a reputation for being able to fix anything, from tables, desks, and chairs to eyeglasses, and ably responded to requests to fix many unusual items over the years; and

WHEREAS, Wayne Tinsley made friends wherever he went and was well-liked and respected by all of his coworkers; and

WHEREAS, outside of his professional life, Wayne Tinsley is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt, fish, and care for his animals; and

WHEREAS, after his well-earned retirement, Wayne Tinsley plans to spend more time with his wife of 44 years, Susan; their children, Brent and Aimee; and their grandchildren, Jayden and Chelsea; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Wayne Tinsley hereby be commended for his more than five decades of service to the Commonwealth on the occasion of his retirement from the House Clerk's Office in 2018; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Wayne Tinsley as an expression of the House of Delegates' appreciation for his contributions to the smooth and effective operation of state government.