Danny R. Jordan of New Albany has announced his candidacy for re-election as 3rd District supervisor in the Aug. 2 Democratic primary.
A 1968 graduate of East Union Attendance Center, Jordan grew up in the Jericho Community. He attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and was an officer with the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol before becoming a supervisor.
Currently, Jordan serves as president of the Union County Board of Supervisors, a member of the Three Rivers Planning & Development District Board of Directors and Executive Board, chairman of the district’s finance committee, vice chairman of the P.U.L. Alliance Board of Directors, Member of the Mississippi Partnership Workforce Investment Area Chief Elected Officials Board, vice chairman of the Mississippi Public Entity Worker’s Compensation Trust and Employee Benefit Trust, member of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors Executive Board and member of the Union County Development Association Board of Directors.
Jordan is married to the former Tommie Mitchell of New Albany and together they have two sons, Danny R. Jordan, Jr. and Jason B. Jordan, both of New Albany, as well as four grandchildren. He is the son of the late James and Sarah Jordan of New Albany. He is a member of First Baptist Church.
“It has been an honor for me to serve as your supervisor,” Jordan said. “I would like to continue to serve the people of the 3rd District and aid in the growth and development of Union County.”