Peter joined WinVirginia in August of 2018 with experience as a union organizer, economic planner, and congressional candidate. In addition to his work, Peter has been active in labor and marriage equality campaigns across the United States and abroad.
Peter lives in Roanoke with his husband, Malcolm, and their dog, Rula, who they rescued while living in Mozambique. Peter is an avid swimmer and qualified for the 2008 US Olympic Trials. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown and master’s degree from Georgetown.
Peter is very active in his community. He serves on the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission, the Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority, Roanoke Fair Housing Board, and is the President of the Roanoke Diversity Center. He believes that through building better relationships and community bonds we can undo the partisanship and fear that is permeating politics today.