II, John R. Unger, was born on January 24, 1969 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States.
Bachelor, West Virginia University, 1993. Bachelor, Master of Arts, University Oxford, 2004.
Coordinator, founder West Virginia University Office of Service Learning Programs, 1991—1993. Chief of staff to Councilor Simon Ip Hong Kong Legislation Council, 1994—1995. Vice president community and economic development Van Wyk Enterprises, 1996—1998.
Director communications Save the Children International, Iraq, 2003. Producer, host WEPM Panhandle Live Talk Show, since 1998. Senior advisor homeland security and economic development Edgerton, Germeshausen and Grier, Inc.
/ United Research Services, National Energy Technology Laboratory, since 2003. Member District 16 West Virginia State Senate, since 1999, chair Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, vice chair Economic Development Committee, member Agriculture Committee, Education Committee, Finance Committee, Health and Human Resources Committee & Natural Resources Committee. Assistant logistical coordinator International Rescue Committee United Nations Operation Provide Comfort, 1991.
Founder, president West Virginia International Trade Development Council, 1996—2000. Member Berkeley County Development Authority, since 1996. Deputy director disaster services Office of Emergency Services, Berkeley County, since 1998.
Chair Homeland Security Economic Development Commission, since 2004.