David Bernard has a long history of service. He helped get state funding for his local library and rescue squad, becoming the first on the rescue squad to be certified as an EMT and in 1992, he started his own plumbing business. He does not shy away from progressive issues. As a member of the Sierra Club, David advocates for environmental protection to allow all Virginians the opportunity to enjoy the natural resources around them. Bernard is running to put people back to work, protect Virginia's natural resources, and pave the way with innovative, next generation technologies designed and built by Virginians.