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City planner , Landscape architect

John Jeffrey Young, American city planner, landscape architect. Registered landscape architect, North Carolina.

Background

Young, John Jeffrey was born on March 16, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of John E. and Mildred S. (Hudson) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Science Education, North Carolina State University, 1973. Master Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University, 1976.

Career

Assistant director planning City of Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1977-1985. Director planning and community development City of Concord, since 1985. Committee member Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation, 1980-1985.

Achievements

  • Registered landscape architect, North Carolina.

Religion

Christ died on the cross to give humans the promise of everlasting life, but this requires that each individual accepts Christ into his life and asks for forgiveness.

Politics

God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

Views

Baptists believe that God created mankind to have fellowship with Him.

Membership

Board directors Concord Downtown Redevelopment Corporation, since 1989. Committee member United Way, Concord, 1988-1989, division director, Goldsboro, 1983. Board directors Keep Cabarrus Clean and Beautiful Inc., since 1988, president 1988-1989.

Youth counselor St. Paul United Methodist C., Goldsboro, 1980-1985. Graduate student senator North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1974-1975. Committee member 1st Baptist Church, Concord, 1989-1990.

Board directors Cabarrus Habitat for Humanity, since 1989, vice president, since 1992. Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Society Landscape Architects (merit award North Carolina chapter 1991), American Planning Association, National Trust for History Preservation, North Carolina State University Alumni Association, Concord-Cabarrus Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, photography, landscape gardening, music.

Connections

Married Janet Lee Perry, June 9, 1973. Children: Jocelyn Paula, Jennifer Perry, Johanna Lee.

father:
John E. Young

mother:
Mildred S. (Hudson) Young

spouse:
Janet Lee Perry

children:
Jocelyn Paula Young

Jennifer Perry Young

Johanna Lee Young