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Councilman Stephen Jones, District 2
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Dr. Jones is serving his first term on the Duncanville City Council .  He was elected as District 2 Councilman in May 2012.

District 2 is bordered by Camp Wisdom Road to the north, Cedar Ridge to the west, Main Street to the east and Danieldale Road to the south.

Dr. Jones and his wife Andrea have two sons Joseph (10) and Stephen (8).  Andrea teaches at Duncanville High School where Dr. Jones also serves on the Pre-Engineering Program’s Advisory CommitteeThey live in Swan Ridge Estates and are members of the Mount Sinai Baptist Church where Dr. Jones serves as pastor.

Prior to being at Mt. Sinai, Dr. Jones served as Chairman of the Division of Arts and Science at Paul Quinn College. He is currently the Program Administrator for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Success grant at Mountain view College.

Dr. Jones received a B.S. in Chemistry from Bishop College, M.S. degree in Chemistry from Texas Southern University, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Clark Atlanta University.  He has received numerous awards including:  The Outstanding Texan Award (Texas Black Legislative Caucus), Man of the Year (the Dallas Metropolitan Club), and the Distinguished Ecumenical Service award. He was inducted into the Paul Quinn College Hall Fame.

Dr. Jones is the co-author and served as project director for the development of CORD Biology, a nine grade science textbook. He has also made significant contributions to two other textbooks, which are currently being used throughout the United States.

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