Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward 3

Timothy DuffyOffice: 715 Princess Anne Street, Room 208

Mailing: P.O. Box 7447, Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Email Councilor Duffy

Phone: (540) 360-5978

Clerk: (540) 372-1010, x228

Term: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2025 


Councilor Tim Duffy came to Fredericksburg in 1981 to attend Mary Washington College, where he met his wife, Karen Duffy. Together, they raised their two children, Caitlin and Ian in the City. Tim and his family have lived in the College Heights neighborhood since 1995.

Dr. Duffy earned his Master's and Ph.D. in American History at the University of Virginia. There, he was a Governor's Fellow and Teaching Assistant for several years. After earning his doctorate, Tim began his teaching career. He taught in the History Department at Mary Washington College for ten years and taught full-time at Fredericksburg Academy and was quickly promoted to Head of the Upper School. In 2007, he left to work in Fredericksburg City Public Schools. During his tenure in City schools, Tim has assumed many leadership positions and has earned numerous awards for his teaching. He currently works in the Math Department at Walker-Grant Middle School.

Tim has volunteered in various capacities throughout the region. He served as chair and member of the Parks and Recreation Commission, volunteered with the Sunshine Foundation, Tree Fredericksburg, Oral History Project, and Habitat for Humanity. He currently serves as the City Council representative on the following boards and commissions: Board of Social Services, Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission, Fredericksburg Regional Alliance (alternate) Parking Advisory Committee, Recreation Committee, Regional Group Home Commission, Town and Gown Committee.