Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board

Jerry Stinson

Bristol District (Term expires June 30, 2020)

Jerry Stinson is the Program Director of the Administration of Justice Department at Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC), located in Richlands, Virginia. Mr. Stinson holds the rank of Associate Professor instructing eight to ten courses per semester.  In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he manages and supervises faculty members and students, helps recruit students, develops curriculum for the program, advises the college chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association.  Stinson also serves as an instructor for the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy in Bristol, Virginia instructing in the DCJS curriculum with specializations in firearms and speed measurement.

Prior to joining SWCC, Stinson gained an extensive background in criminal justice serving as a criminal justice instructor and school resource officer for Russell County public schools, and as a deputy sheriff and patrol officer for the Lebanon Police Department in Lebanon, Virginia. While living in Kingsport, Tennessee, Stinson served as a substance abuse counselor, a civil rights coordinator, and a resident counselor for Comprehensive Community Services.  Stinson continues to serve as a member of the Lebanon Police Department, Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office and Southwest Virginia Community College Campus Police.

In addition to his professional career, Stinson has served on numerous community boards focused on workforce and economic development as well as public health and safety. He developed eleven new distance courses in the SWCC Administration of Justice Department, allowing students to receive the associates degree in Administration of Justice online for the first time in the school’s history. He is the first instructor at SWCC to have a course certified by Quality Matters, a national online education certification process.

Contact Jerry L. Stinson II:

jbbstinson@ctb.virginia.gov

P.O. Box 3173

Lebanon, VA 24266