Democrat from Virginia
Mark Sickles, D-Fairfax County, was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 2003. He has served as minority caucus chairman since 2012.
Sickles was born in Arlinton, Va. in 1957. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in forest management from Clemson University in 1981, a Master of Science in industrial management from Georgia Tech in 1984, and a second M.S. in technology and science policy two years later.
As a part-time legislator, Sickles works full-time for a national marine construction company and federal government contractor.