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 Vice-chairman of the House Commerce and Labor Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee and House Science and Technology Committee.
Kathy also serves on various boards and organizations in the Commonwealth including the Virginia Workforce Development Board, Tobacco 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 she chairs the Health Insurance Reform Commission and also the Broadband Advisory Council.
Kathy married Jack Byron in 1973, and currently has three children and five grandchildren. She is a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA. She and her husband owned and operated a small business together for over 26 years.