MECHANICSVILLE -- Paul Cash is a 22-year resident of the Cold Harbor District and a Republican candidate for the Hanover County Board of Supervisors.
A 27-year Navy veteran and 15-year school administrator in Hanover County, he said he wants to continue service to the community.
During his 27 years in the Navy as a Naval aviator and attaining the rank of captain, he had command of an A-6 Attack Squadron and command of Air Wing One on the USS America.
He has over 5,000 flight hours in 15 different aircraft and over 1,000 carrier landings in A-6 and F-18 aircraft.
His service to his country reflects his commitment to the American values and way of life.
Following his service to the country he entered the education field and became an Alternative Education teacher followed by assistant principal at Patrick Henry High and then director of Facilities for the county.
Most recently, he served as the interim principal at Patrick Henry High.
He said he has a great respect for those who teach and work with our young people, and also a great respect for and confidence in the students.
He is an active member in his church and recently completed eight years as a church treasurer.
Married to his high school sweetheart, they will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary later this year. With five grandchildren he stays active in many youth activities.
As a resident of Cold Harbor, he said he wants to continue to support law enforcement, Fire-EMS, and Hanover County Public Schools.
Through managed growth, he said he will work to provide the public services required to keep Hanover a safe and great community to live in and raise a family.
He also said that his focus will be on improving internet access in rural areas and ensuring upkeep on rural roads; both of these issues are paramount to the safety of our citizens.
He said he is a proven and experienced leader, and is ready to serve. He said that his commitment to the people of Hanover is that he will always be honest, fair, and respectful.