Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina

Councilman Jason Thompson

Contact Information:

215 Blanche St
Clayton, NC  27520
919-320-5090 (cell)
jthompson@townofclaytonnc.org

Term and position:

  • Councilman since December 2011; term expires in 2023
  • Mayor Pro Tem since December 2019

Civic activities:

  • Triangle J COG (Council of Government) delegate for the Town
  • CAMPO (Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization) alternate for the Town
  • 20 + Year Volunteer, Clayton Area EMS (10 years as Chief)
  • Current Vice President – Johnston County EMS Association
  • Council ex-officio - Clayton Fire Department Fire Advisory Board
  • Serves as alternate to the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency Board 

Education:

  • Graduate of UNC Charlotte – EMS Management Institute
  • Graduate of Johnston Community College – Paramedic/EMS Program
  • Graduate of Clayton High School

Work experience:

  • Medical Examiner & Death Investigator, State of North Carolina 
  • 29 years of public safety work in Johnston County (EMS, Law Enforcement and 911 Communications)
  • Adjunct faculty at four local community colleges

Why did you run for office?

  • I ran for office to be a voice for those who are often not heard. 
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