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BOBBY DYER'S
PRIORITIES
ARE
OUR PRIORITIES

Whether it's funding our public schools so they can provide the world-class education our children deserve, eliminating pay-compression for our police officers, investing to protect our homes and businesses from flooding or making Virginia Beach a destination of choice for visitors as well as our veterans, Mayor Bobby Dyer is leading our city towards a brighter future for all.

During the COVID pandemic, Bobby Dyer was able to re-open our beaches to help our economy moving forward, has helped bring new technology-based jobs to our city and helped more opportunities for housing that is affordable to our military service members.

Mayor Bobby Dyer has served our city by leading us with transparency, accessibility and honesty, all of the things being a United States Marine know are important.

01

KEEPING VIRGINIA BEACH TAXES LOWEST IN HAMPTON ROADS

As Mayor, Bobby Dyer has worked to maintain a careful balance of high citizen services with he lowest property taxes in our region.

02

PUBLIC SAFETY: JOB ONE OF YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

A safe city means strong neighborhoods, thriving businesses, a growing economy and the best education for young people.

03

FIGHTING FLOODING
IN OUR CITY IS A TOP PRIORITY

Virginia Beach is taking the lead in combating flooding and dedicating half a billion dollars to protect homeowners.

04

VIRGINIA BEACH:
A HOME FOR VETERANS

As the first veteran-Mayor, Bobby Dyer advocates for policies to attract veterans to Virginia Beach. The military is in our DNA, Bobby Dyer wants to make Virginia Beach a home to all members of our military.

05

MORE JOBS & BETTER JOBS FOR ALL WHO LIVE HERE

With new employers like Amazon, Bobby Dyer works to create and attract new and better job opportunities for our citizens, making our city second to none.

Bobby Dyer speaking at the Cavailer Beach Club

MEET VIRGINIA BEACH MAYOR BOBBY DYER

Virginia Beach City Council Chambers

Mayor Bobby Dyer was elected Mayor in November, 2018 and was re-elected in November,
2020.

He is the first Veteran and the first Ph.D. to be elected Mayor of Virginia Beach.
Previously, he served on City Council, first elected in 2004 and re-elected three times.

 

Mayor Dyer served his country as a United States Marine until 1972. He earned a Bachelor’s
Degree from St. Louis University, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Fairleigh
Dickenson University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University.

 

Mayor Dyer safely opened our beaches within two months of being shut down during COVID
by the Governor. He also helped keep businesses open by changing regulations and
restrictions and helped Virginia Beach’s economy rebound better than any city in the nation.
Mayor Dyer served as Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor with the Regent University
School of Government, as well as an Assistant Professor with Hampton University, an
Instructor at Old Dominion University and an Adjunct Professor at South University.

 

Mayor Bobby Dyer is former home care physical therapist and also served on the New Jersey
State Board of Physical Therapist and worked in various roles in numerous hospitals and
medical centers prior to moving to Virginia.


Mayor Dyer was recognized as one of the top Mayors in the United States by Newsmax and
was one of the first Mayors to oppose defunding police.   Virginia Beach is among the safest
large cities in America.
Bobby and his wife, Trish, live in the Lake Christopher section of the Centerville District in
Virginia Beach and have two children and four grandchildren. ​

MAYOR BOBBY DYER:LEADING OUR GREAT CITYTOWARDS A BRIGHTER FUTURE

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