Stephen DeBenedittis is the former mayor of the Town of Herndon, Virginia, a position he left in September 2012. As a lifelong Virginian, and a Herndon resident since 1968, he was first elected in 2006. As mayor, he represented the town on the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and the Northern Virginia Transportation Association Planning Coordination Advisory Committee. Commissioner DeBenedittis is a health club manager and personal trainer. He has a Bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The Herndon Police Department has been CALEA Law Enforcement Accredited since 1986.