Jason A. Jones was elected to serve a two-year term, 2014-2016, as NJSBA Vice-President for Legislation/Resolutions. Prior to that, he was elected in November 2013 to fill an unexpired term as NJSBA’s Vice President for Legislation/Resolutions.
Jones has served on his local board of education for seven years, including terms as president and vice president. He has chaired the local board’s committees on Education and Personnel, Food Services, and Uniformity of Dress, and has represented the board on panels addressing the state’s public school monitoring process and the location of Brookdale Community College satellite facilities.
Professionally, Jones is employed as an assistant school business administrator in the Newark Public Schools.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City.
Jones has also served as vice president of legislation for the Monmouth County School Boards Association and has held several other positions within the county association.
On the national level, he has served as the Northeast Director of the National Association of Black School Educators; a legislative leader for the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education; and has served on the NSBA’s Federal Relations Network, a group that advocates the interests of public education before Congress and federal agencies.
A lifelong Neptune Township resident, he is married with two children.