In an exciting turn of events, Council Member Victoria Jones has recently added two prestigious titles to her already impressive repertoire.
Gwinnett County residents, brace yourselves for some remarkable news!
We are delighted to unveil that Council Member Victoria Jones has secured the position of President of District 3 Northeast for the Georgia Municipal Association. Her unwavering dedication to our city’s advancement, coupled with her steadfast commitment to public service, has rightfully earned her this esteemed position. In her own words, she shares, “I am truly honored and humbled by the trust placed in me by those who have voted for me as President of District 3 Northeast.”
But the exciting developments don’t end there. Council Member Jones has also assumed a pivotal role within the Georgia Municipal Association Federal Policy Council. Established in 2013, the GMA Federal Policy Council serves as a driving force behind GMA’s overarching mission to advocate for legislation that benefits Georgia’s cities at every level. The council’s focus lies in fostering strong relationships between city officials, members of Georgia’s delegation, and their dedicated staff. Council Member Victoria Jones is undoubtedly a remarkable addition to this council, exemplifying the spirit of collaboration and leadership that our county values.
Victoria Jones’ influence isn’t confined to state-level leadership. Her integral role within Lawrenceville City Council is noteworthy. Serving as the proud occupant of the Post 2 position, Jones’ journey began in February 2019 when she was appointed to fulfill an unexpired term. Her exceptional service during that term led to her election in 2020, a true testament to her dedication and impact. In January 2021, her fellow City Council Members recognized her capabilities, appointing her as the Mayor Pro Tem, a role that underscores her importance within the council.
But who is Victoria Jones beyond her council duties? She’s been an integral part of the Gwinnett County community since 1994, cementing her roots here in 2013 when she became a city resident. Her involvement extends to the Georgia Municipal Association, where she holds the position of Vice-President of District 3 Northeast. Furthermore, she is a proud member of the National League of Cities Women in Municipal Government Constituency Group. Prior to her role as a council member, Jones made her mark as a board member of Lawrenceville Neighborhood Alliance, even serving as secretary. Her contributions also extended to the Downtown Development Authority, where she currently serves as vice chair.
A distinguished career spanning over two decades in government adds weight to Victoria Jones’ endeavors. Notably, she retired from the Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources after an impressive 26-year tenure. Her academic accomplishments include a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Shorter University, complemented by numerous leadership courses at the esteemed Carl Vinson Institute for Government at the University of Georgia.
In conclusion, Gwinnett County is fortunate to have such an exemplary leader in Council Member Victoria Jones. Her dynamic roles within the Georgia Municipal Association and the GMA Federal Policy Council not only reflect her own accomplishments but also bring honor and recognition to our county. As she continues to spearhead positive change in District 3 Northeast and beyond, we eagerly anticipate witnessing her ongoing contributions to the betterment of our community.