Chappie JonesVice Mayor at City of San José
Vice Mayor Charles "Chappie" Jones was elected to the San José City Council in November of 2014 with close to 60% of the popular vote. He represents City Council District 1, the region of West San José (west of Hwy. 17 & 880) that borders the cities of Campbell, Cupertino, Santa Clara and Saratoga.
Chappie was born in Sacramento and moved to San José in the 1990's. His upbringing instilled a strong sense of civic responsibility and made him into tenacious advocate of civil service, fiscal culpability and community engagement.
Prior to his election, Chappie worked in the private sector where he held sales management positions with Apple and AT&T, was an executive manager with Cornerstone Consulting and Technology, and owned a technology service business.
Chappie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis and a Master of Business Administration degree from the prestigious Haas School of Business at University California, Berkeley. Chappie has been married for over 20 years to Kelli Jones, a high tech sales and marketing consultant. Together they have two children and live in the Murdock neighborhood of District 1.