Duane Edwards joined the Virginia Organizing State Governing Board after being an active member of the Fredericksburg Chapter for several years. He was drawn to Virginia Organizing to work on restoration of civil rights for formerly incarcerated individuals and criminal justice issues. He has also contributed to the organization through his work on Affordable Care Act implementation. Duane lives in Fredericksburg with his two girls. He works as a truck driver and has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. He currently serves Trinity Fellowship International Church as a Deacon and Chairman of the Deacon Board.