Chairman Warren Jones - District 5
The Honorable Warren A. Jones represents District 5 and believes that having a well-educated and qualified workforce is a critical consideration for businesses that are looking to locate or expand in Jacksonville. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science. During his 28 years as a Jacksonville City Council Member, he served as a member or Chairman of various standing committees and special committees and was also elected as City Council President in 1991 and 1992. As a City Council Member, he supported education through partnering with community associations and the Duval County Public Schools to provide funding for swimming pools, walking trails, and playground equipment for various schools. He currently serves as a board member for Visit Jacksonville and Gateway Community Services. He has also coached the Redcaps youth baseball team for the Paxon Improvement Association and previously served as a board member for Jacksonville Electric Authority, the Museum of Science and History, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Lackawanna Community Association, and Paxon Improvement Association. He resides on the Westside with his wife Vanessa, who has retired from Duval County Public Schools.