Mayor Christopher B. Jones

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Current term: 2015-2019

Mayor Chris Jones

Contact: Christopher.Jones@harrisonburgva.gov

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Biography

  • Born and raised in Danville, VA
  • Wife, Terra and four children

Education

  • James Madison University Graduate (2000), B.A. Sociology, Minor in Business

Occupation

  • Advertising Account Executive and leader of Virginia Job Connections for WHSV TV-3

Civic Involvement/Other Boards and Commissions

  • City of Harrisonburg Citizen Academy Graduate (2013)
  • Executive Board Member & Marketing and Outreach Director, Divine Unity Community Church
  • Northeast Neighborhood Association
  • Virginia Organizing (local chapter)
  • Member, Harrisonburg-Rockingham African American Committee
  • President, Harrisonburg-Rockingham NAACP
  • Council Representative, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
  • Council Representative, City/County Liaison Committee
  • Council Representative, School Liaison Committee
  • Council Representative, JMU Liaison Committee
  • Council Representative, Shenandoah Valley Workforce Consortium
  • Former Council Representative, Finance Committee
  • VML General Laws Committee

Favorite thing about Harrisonburg

"Its people." He loves to stop and chat with anyone; anytime and any place.