Councilman James J. Harrington

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Contact

H: 540.885.4643
O: 540.887.7163 
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Term

  • July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020
  • First elected to Council in 2010

About

Councilman Harrington has been a resident of Staunton since 1985.
He and his wife, Constance, have one daughter, Kate.

Occupation

Professor Emeritus of Education at Mary Baldwin University and former Lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1974 to 1976.

Education

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL: B.A. English, 1973; M.A. English, 1974; M.S. Personnel Counseling, 1975; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Ph.D. Administration and Higher Education, 1978.

Council Duties

Serves on the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Municipal Planning Organization as chair; on the board of the Staunton Downtown Development Association; and on the Virginia Municipal League’s General Laws Committee.

Civic Engagement

  • Staunton School Board (1995-2000; 2002-2006)
  • Member of Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley Locality Team

Interests

Councilman Harrington is a musician and plays the accordion with a number of area bands.