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Jeion Ward's Biography

Office: State House (VA) - District 92, Democratic

Contact Information


Post Office Box 7310
Hampton, VA 23666-0310

Pocahontas Building
900 East Main Street, Room E317
Richmond, VA 23219

2021 Cunningham Drive, Suite 212
Post Office Box 7310
Hampton, VA 23666

Full Name:

Jeion A. Ward




Husband: James; 3 Children: James Jr., Jason, Jeremy

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Newport News, VA

Home City:

Hampton, VA



Attended, Thomas Nelson Community College

BA, Christopher Newport University, 1995

Delegate, Commonwealth of Virginia House, District 92, 2004-present

Precinct Coordination, Hampton Democratic Committee, 2001

Former Treasurer, Minority Caucus, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates

Former Member, Special Subcommittee on Workers Compensation, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates

Former Member, Subcommittee on Commerce and Labor #1, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates

President, Hampton Federation of Teachers, 1998-present

Middle School Teacher, Hampton City Schools, 1983-present

Member, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 2005-present

Member, Hampton Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, 2004-present

Member, Hampton Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 2002-present

Vice President, Coalition of Labor Union Women, present

Member, Democratic Women's Club, present

President, Hampton Federation of Teachers, present

Member, National Council of Negro Women, present

Member, Peninsula Central Labor Council, present

Member, Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple, present

Executive Council Member, Virginia American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), present, present

Board Member, Hampton Roads Chapter, American Red Cross, present

Member, Peninsula Democratic Women's Club, present

Member, State Rehabilitation Council, present

Board Member, Transitions Family Violence Services, present

Member, Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services, 2002-2003


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)