W. Joe Green, Jr.

W. Joe GreenW.J. "Joe" Green was elected to his first term on the Colonial Heights City Council in November 2008 and second term in November 2012. He is a native of the City; his parents moving here in 1963. He attended elementary through high school in Colonial Heights (Class of '75), lettering in football and wrestling. He attended Richard Bland College and received a Bachelor's degree (BS) with honors from Virginia State University in 1984. He has been employed with CSC as a Defense Contractor at Fort Lee since 1998.

Joe married in 1981 and rented a home on James Avenue. In 1991, they purchased their current home on Walnut Avenue. He is the father of three lovely daughters; graduates of CHHS in 2003 (Radford in 2008 and living in Utah), 2008 and 2012 (both currently attending BYU-Idaho).

Joe is an active Christian member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since 1976. He enjoyed officiating High School to Little League football 2009-11 as a National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and VA High School League (VSHL) certified member of the Central VA Football Officials (CVFOA) and basketball 2009-10 with the Tri-Cities Basketball Association. He has served on the City School Board for three terms (1996-2008), is a past President and Board Officer with the Colonial Heights Band Boosters, VA Association for Competitive Swimming (VACS), and the Swim and Yacht Club (SYC; currently serving as Membership Director), Cub Scout and Scoutmaster with Pack and Troop 176 and now Scoutmaster of Troop 107, a Board Member on the Commonwealth Girl Scout Council, and City Recreation B League football and Tee Ball assistant coach.

He loves his hometown and appreciates the opportunity to keep Colonial Heights an excellent community to raise a family.