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Mayor – Eric H. Jones, Jr

 

Mayor Eric H. Jones

Email address: EJones@cityofwestpark.org
Phone Number: 954-889-4153

Mayor Eric H. Jones was elected on March 8, 2005 as the first mayor of West Park. Additionally, he serves as Senior Pastor at Koinonia Worship Center & Village which he founded in 1979. He held previous positions as General Manager of Continental Blood Components from 1984 to 1987 and as Quality Control Supervisor of North American Biological from 1974 to 1985.

Born in Avon Park, FL, Mayor Jones attended Attucks High School where he graduated in 1965. He received an Associate in Arts Degree in Clinical Technology from Charron Williams Paramedical College. Mayor Jones also has a diploma from Southern Baptist Seminary Extension Curriculum.

Over the years, Mayor Jones has been recognized for his participation in numerous community outreach programs and has earned various commendations including:

  • Martin Luther King Faith Leadership Award – MLK Celebration Committee
  • Special Service Award – Carver Ranches Senior Citizens
  • Thurgood Marshall’s Advocacy Award – Urban League of Broward County
  • Unsung Heroes Award – 100 Black Men of Broward County
  • Criminal Justice Image Award – NAACP
  • Volunteer Recognition Award – Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Hallandale Beach Branch Library
  • Proclamation of Accomplishment – Broward County Board of Commissioners
  • Outstanding Community Service Award – Akela Christian Academy
  • Certificate of Recognition – Feed the Needy Program Broward Sheriff’s Office
  • Certificate of Appreciation – BSO Military Training Unit
  • Honoree, Contributor to the Labor Community – BCC of CBTU
  • Man of the Year 2006 – Broward County Business& Professional Women’s Network
  • First mayor of the City of West Park, Broward County’s 31st city

He has also served on the following boards:

  • Board of Directors for Collective Banking Group (CBG)
  • Chairman of the Alliance for Action Council of Florida
  • President, PRESS (Pastors’ Recreational Educational and Strategy Sharing) Coalition
  • President, Concerned Clergy for a Better Broward
  • President, South Broward Ministerial Alliance
  • Co-Founder, MECCA Celebration – Carver Ranches
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