Council Member Christopher B. Jones

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Current Size: 80%

Current term: 2019-2022

Mayor Chris Jones


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


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


  • 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
  • Former President, Harrisonburg-Rockingham NAACP
  • Council Representative, School Liaison Committee
  • Council Representative, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
  • Council Representative, JMU Liaison Committee
  • Council Representative, Deer Population Task Force
  • Council Representative, Build Our Park (formerly Plan Our Park) Committee
  • Past Council Representative, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Board of Directors
  • Past Council Representative, Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board
  • Past Council Representative, City/County Liaison Committee
  • Past Council Representative, Finance Committee
  • Past Council Representative, Community Criminal Justice Board
  • VML General Laws Committee

Favorite thing about Harrisonburg

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