Rod Kuckro moved to Alexandria in 1978, settling in Del Ray in 1980 where he and his wife Melissa raised two children, Will and Sarah.
In 1990, as president of the Del Ray Citizens Association, he led the effort to create the Town of Potomac Historic District. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
Serving again as president in 2015, with a grant from the Historic Alexandria Foundation, Rod commissioned a re-survey of the District to add buildings that did not qualify 25 years earlier.
Rod is active in civic affairs, having served as president of the Alexandria Federation of Civic Associations and on city boards and commissions.
For 15 years beginning in 1993, he was the producer and host of Alexandria Forum, a monthly cable program on civic affairs.
He is a journalist who writes about energy and the environment.