TICONDEROGA - Maj. Clyde D. Jones is the new part-time Salvation Army field representative overseeing Service Units in Essex, Washington, Warren, Saratoga, Rensselaer and Greene counties.
The Service Units, run by volunteer committees in suburban and rural communities, are part of The Salvation Army's Empire State Division.
Jones, born in Utica, was ordained and commissioned as an officer in 1973. As a corps officer, he served in various cities, plus an appointment in the Finance Department at Eastern Territorial Headquarters. Prior to his retirement in January of 2009, he served as the Area Coordinator for Northwest Ohio, where he administered the work of the Army in five counties and oversaw three corps, 19 Service Units and two Service Centers.
Jones and his wife, Maj. Judith Jones, will be married 39 years in October.
They reside in Rotterdam, and have one son who serves as the Divisional Music Director for the Empire State Division.