Charles E. Jones, J.D.

  • Position: Director of Corporate and Government Affairs
  • Division: Office of University Advancement

Charles E. Jones is Director of Government and Corporate Relations at Fort Valley State University (FVSU). He previously served as FVSU’s Director of the Public Service Center, Chief Legal Officer and Director of Government Relations, beginning in June 2011. Charles and his wife Mary Jo Jones were partners in the law firm of Jones and Oliver, PC in Fort Valley, Georgia for 18 years. His primary practice was in the areas of municipal, civil and criminal law. He has also served as a state certified mediator and arbitrator.

Charles earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in business and public administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University.

Charles and Mary Jo have three sons, Chris, Ken, a recent graduate of the University of Missouri, and William, a senior the University of Georgia.