Councillor Darrell Jones is new to Town Council, being elected in the October 2016 municipal election. He is retired from Cumberland Joint Services, where he worked as the weigh master at the scale house and safety officer for the facility for over 27 years. He is a member of the Board of Director of the Community Credit Union where he has met the requirements of and holds a certificate from the Canadian Credit Union Director Accreditation program. He also worked for several years as an employment counselor, and has over 29 years’ experience in the Canadian Forces, retiring with the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Councillor Jones is a member of the Alexandra Lodge #87, the Cumberland Shrine Club and the Royal Canadian Legion #10. As a result of his varied work and volunteer experience Darrell brings to the table a skill set in leadership, communication and responsible decision making. Born in Brookdale NS, raised and educated in Amherst, he is married to Lynn and they have two children Greg and Christa, and three grandchildren.
Amherst Board of Police Commissioners
Senior Safety Advisory Group
Tyndal Wellfield Advisory Committee
Heritage Advisory Committee
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