Delegate Kathy J. Byron has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 22nd legislative district, since being first elected in 1997. As Delegate, Kathy represents portions of Bedford, Campbell, and Franklin Counties, and the City of Lynchburg. She serves as a member of both the House Commerce and Labor and Finance Committees and is Chairperson of the House Science and Technology Committee.
Kathy also serves on various boards and organizations in the Commonwealth including the Virginia Workforce Council, Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission (where she serves as the Chairman of the Research and Development Committee), Unemployment Compensation Commission, American Legislative Exchange Council (where she serves on the Communication and Information Task Force), Joint Commission On Science and Technology, Manufacturing Development Commission, and the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation Trustee Emeritus. She is also the Chairperson of the Broadband Advisory Council.
Kathy has been married to Jack Byron since 1974, and currently has three children and five grandchildren. She is a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA. She now serves as a consultant and a retired business owner.