Del. Patrick Hope

Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th) speaks to members of the South Arlington Kiwanis Club on Nov. 21, 2019. At right is Andres Tobar, immediate past president of the service organization.

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) has been elected to a two-year term chairing the Joint Commission on Health Care, a General Assembly panel that aims to find ways to provide cost-effective, high-quality health care for all Virginians.

Hope has served on the commission for seven years. “I look forward to steering the commission in a more strategic direction to better address our commonwealth’s health-care needs,” he said in a statement.

For information on the commission, see the Website at

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