William “Bill” Euille was first elected to a three-year term on the Alexandria City Council in 1994; he was elected for another three-year term (as vice-Mayor) in 1997 and again in 2000. In May 2003 he was elected the City’s first African American Mayor, and was re-elected Mayor in in May, 2006, 2009 and in November 2012. Bill Euille is a native of Alexandria, Virginia, he graduated from T.C. Williams High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut in 1972. He began his business career as an accountant with an Alexandria construction company in 1972, and within eight years he advanced to Vice President/Controller.
Bill has been active in community affairs in Alexandria throughout his adulthood. Work with the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club, Chairman (1998-2000) of the Alexandria United Way Campaign, member of the boards of INOVA Hospital Health System; Hopkins House Association, Alexandria Community Trust, the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria and Chairman of the NOVA Urban League Board, are just a few examples of his civic engagement through the years. He has received numerous community service awards throughout his career; in 1994 he was the Virginia NAACP’s Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2016 was honored as Man of the Year Award from Nu Xi Zeta Sorority. Bill joined the Board of Agenda:Alexandria in 2018.