J. Taylor

Council Member
Democrat, Southeast Ward
email James Taylor, Jr.
858 Shalimar Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
(336) 757-2110 (mobile)

Southeast Ward information

About James Taylor, Jr.

Name: James Taylor, Jr.
Council Member since: 2009
Profession/Vocation: Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Coordinator, 2010 - Present
Professional and
  • Chair of the Public Safety Committee
  • Member of the Public Works Committee
  • Member of the North Carolina League of Municipalities
  • Member of the North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials
  • Member of the National League of Cities
  • Member of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials
  • Member of the Emergency Management Advisory Council
  • Member of the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board
  • Project E.A.G.L.E. Co-Founder/Mentor (Clemmons Middle Student Mentoring)
  • Member of the Black Political Awareness League
  • Member of the Fathers and Friends Advisory Board (Forsyth County Department of Public Health)
  • Board of Directors, Piedmont Triad Film Commission
  • Board of Directors, Partnership for a Drug Free NC


  • Parkland High School, Winston-Salem, NC 1999
  • B.S. Degree from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC - Criminal Justice, 2003


Personal: Council Member Taylor is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he resides with his wife Deanna and three children: James III, Jacob and Jada. Council Member Taylor is striving to make the community a better place to live, one child at a time.

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