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Jeion A. Ward

Member From: 2004 - Present

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  • Birth Date: 1954 Birth Place:Newport News, VA
  • Gender: Female Race: African American
  • Spouse: James Addrill Ward, Sr.
  • Children: James A., Jr., Jason A., and Jeremy A.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Education: Warwick High School (1972)
    Christopher Newport University (B.A., 1995)
    Thomas Nelson Community College
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  • Occupation/Profession: Middle school teacher
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple
    NAACP
    National Council of Negro Women
    Peninsula Central Labor Council
    Democratic Women's Club
    Hampton Federation of Teachers (president)
    Coalition of Labor Union Women 
    Virginia AFL-CIO (executive council)
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Hampton Alumnae Chapter
  • Awards: American Federation of Teachers Pioneer Award (1997)
    National Association of Letter Carriers Branch #247, Appreciation Award (2005)
    SCLC Political Woman of the Year, Virginia State Unit (2006)
    Virginia Community Action Partnership, Appreciation Award (2006)
    H/NN Chapter Continental Societies, Inc., Thaddeus E. Hayes Continental HEER Arts and Humanities Award (2006)
    Office of Human Affairs, Community Volunteer Award (2006)
    Hunter Andrews Democrat of the Year (2006)
    Dr. William H. Butts Award, Outstanding Contribution to the Disability Community (2006)
    Coalition of Labor Union Women, WV Chapter, Profiles of Courage Award (2007)
    BPW/VA Federation/CLA, Honorable Mention (2007)
    Coalition for the Preservation of VSDBM-H, VSDBM-H Defender Award (2007)
    Women in Government, Presidential Leadership Award (2007)
    United Food and Commercial Workers Minority Coalition, Legislator of the Year (2015)
    200+ Men, Leadership Award
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2004 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Education
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2005 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Education
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2006 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Education
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2007 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Education
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2008 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2009 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2010 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2011 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2012 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2013 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2014 City of Hampton (part) Democrat Commerce and Labor,
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2015 City of Hampton (part) Democrat Commerce and Labor,
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2016 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2017 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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2018 City of Hampton (part) 92 Democrat Commerce and Labor
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