Bert

Bert Jones

Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management Services,

bjones@vccs.edu

Jones is directly responsible for all capital outlay construction within VCCS. He and his staff support the 23 colleges with 40 campuses in all matters related to facilities and construction.

After graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1985 with a degree in architecture, Jones began his professional career working for the private architectural firm of Ben R. Johns, Jr. Architect. From 1988 through 2006, Jones worked for the Virginia Department of Corrections where he served as project manager, chief architect, and finally as chief of Architectural & Engineering Services.

From 2006 through 2012, Jones served as the director of Engineering and Building for the Department of General Services where he was the state building official. In this role, Jones was responsible for the construction, maintenance and operations of over 6.5 million square feet of buildings and parking facilities.