Robin Schick has officially won the race for mayor, making her the first female in Colonial Beach history to hold that title. Schick, who has served on the Town Council as Vice Mayor of Colonial Beach for the last two years, has a lot of political history in the town. From 2010 through 2019 Schick was on the Colonial Beach Planning Commission. For three of those years she was chair of the commission. During her time on the Planning Commission, she spearheaded efforts with the town’s staff, the town council and public as they overhauled the Capital Improvement Plan.
Before that, Schick worked to give back as a member of the United States Peace Corps. From 2008-2010 she served in Guatemala as Project Manager for the Vasquez Municipal Library. She also worked as Director of Citizen Participation Youth Group and as a trainer for Municipal Development of Rural Town Councils.
Schick is a life-long Colonial Beach resident. Her father Kyle Schick has been involved in local and state level politics for many years. Her mother, Relda Schick, is a local Realtor.
A 2004 graduate of Colonial Beach High School she was valedictorian of her class.
She also attended Rappahannock Community College and University of Mary Washington while still in high school.
Following graduation she attended the University of Virginia where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture with Honors.
Schick will begin her duties on January 1 of 2021.