John “Chap” Petersen
Senator
District 34

Chap Petersen grew up and lives today in Fairfax City. After receiving degrees from Williams College and the University of Virginia, Chap has been an attorney in private practice since 1994 at his law firm, Chap Petersen & Associates, PLC. He served on the Fairfax City Council and the Virginia House of Delegates before running for the State Senate in 2007.