Del. Katrina Callsen (D-Charlottesville)

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54: County of Albemarle (part); City of Charlottesville
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
91% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 99% of them are Democrats. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 71% of them are Democrats.
Bills Passed
57.1% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia Public Access Project: State Legislators' 2024 "Batting Averages"

March 14, 2024 | 3:00 am

Virginia Mercury: Three interesting bills: labor trafficking, city council salary caps and employee retaliation • Virginia Mercury

February 16, 2024 | 3:00 am

Smithfield Times: Sales tax legislation to fund schools passes Senate committeeSmithfield Times

January 26, 2024 | 3:00 am

The Daily Progress: Albemarle announces who will replace Katrina Callsen on school board

December 15, 2023 | 3:00 am

29 News: Katrina Callsen resigning from Albemarle County School Board

September 28, 2023 | 3:00 am

From the Legislator’s Website

My Voice

November 2, 2023
And the Power of Using it In 2006, I was home from college and needed a job. I had filled my college breaks with whatever work I could...


September 30, 2023
I'm sorry! It’s a click bait title - but, a big development in my campaign this week has been my pending resignation from School Board....

Interview with Jerry Miller

April 10, 2023
Listen to Katrina discuss her background, her why, and how she plans to address critical issues facing our state and community.

Katrina Callsen announces run for House of Delegates

January 27, 2023
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- On Monday, Katrina Callsen announced that she is running as a Democrat for the Virginia House of...

Katrina Callsen Launches House of Delegates Campaign

January 27, 2023
Albemarle County School Board Member Katrina Callsen formally announced her campaign as a Democratic candidate for the 54th District in...

Legislation in the General Assembly could relieve ACPS bus driver shortage

January 27, 2023
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Legislative changes could be the answer to the ongoing school bus driver shortage, at least that’s what...

First candidate for Virginia’s new 54th District files paperwork

December 13, 2022
Katrina Callsen says has filed paperwork to run for the new 54th District, which covers parts of Albemarle County and Charlottesville.

ACPS Board members and employees skydive with Golden Knights

May 19, 2022
School Board members Katrina Callsen and Kate Acuff dove with the Golden Knights operating their parachutes. Their jump comes after a three-

Meet Katrina Callsen, Vice-Chair of Albemarle County School Board

June 14, 2021
Meet Katrina Callsen, Vice-Chair of Albemarle County School Board


  • HB27: Kinship foster care; placement of child with foster parent.
  • HB452: First offender drug program; previous misdemeanor marijuana conviction, etc.
  • HB453: Kinship foster care; barrier crimes.
  • HB454: Firearm/explosive material; carrying w/in Capitol Square or bldg. owned or leased by Commonwealth.
  • HB455: Controlled substances; possession of an item containing residue of a substance, penalty.
  • HB456: City council salaries; permitted salaries.
  • HB457: Decreasing probation period; establishes criteria for mandatory reduction.
  • HB458: Sales and use tax, local; additional tax authorized in all counties & cities to support schools.
  • HB777: Students, certain; enrollment and provision of free public education.
  • HB778: Quitclaim and release property rights; DCR to release certain property rights in Albemarle County.
  • HB779: Permissible venue; personal injury and wrongful death actions, appointment of administrator.
  • HB780: Collective bargaining by public employees; public transportation providers.
  • HB1271: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, etc.; notice of tenant screening criteria.
  • HB1272: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; copy of rental agreement for tenant.
  • HJ390: Commending the Charlottesville Free Clinic.
  • HJ391: Commending Piedmont Housing Alliance.
  • HR395: Commending In My Humble Opinion Radio Show.
  • HR430: Commending Vinegar Hill Magazine.
  • HR431: Commending Charlottesville Tomorrow.
  • HR432: Commending The Cavalier Daily.
  • HR433: Commending Charlottesville Community Engagement.
  • HR434: Commending Terri Allard.
  • HR435: Commending WTJU.
  • HR436: Commending David McNair.
  • HR437: Commending Sandy Hausman.