Council Member Lue R. Ward, Jr. was born in the former Nansemond
County, Virginia. He was elected to the Suffolk City Council on November
6, 2012 and was sworn in on January 2, 2013, as the representative of
the Nansemond Borough.
Council Member has been a resident of Suffolk for more than 30 years
and is the founder and publisher of two community newspapers and a
magazine, Suffolk Happenings, Hampton Roads Happenings and Having Church Magazine.
Council Member Ward is also an author and host of his own 30-minute
television and radio show. He is a former president of the Nansemond
Suffolk Branch of the NAACP.
He currently serves on the Western Tidewater Regional Jail Authority
Board and the City School Advisory Committee on Collaborative Fiscal
Concerns. Council Member Ward's term expires December 31, 2020.