Jerry Langley is a life-long resident of Beaufort County. He and his wife, Alice, have one son (Quincy) and five godchildren.
Jerry was educated in the local schools of Washington, North Carolina, graduating from Washington High School. He is also a graduate of NC Justice Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Program and holds both the Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Religious Studies from Liberty and Grand Canyon Universities, respectively.
Jerry, a recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, has committed himself to work and service in eastern North Carolina. His service history includes: 14 years as a Deputy Sheriff and Investigator, 20 years in Probation and Parole, 16 years as a Surveillance Officer, 4 years as a Judicial Services Coordinator and service on numerous community boards and commissions.
Beaufort County citizens have placed their trust in him as a County Commissioner for 18 years. He has served as chairman of the Board of Commissioners and is currently vice-chairman.
Law Enforcement and Government are indeed Jerry’s passion; but, he also received a calling to minister. He has been an ordained minister for 11 years, and is beginning his 7th year as pastor of Zion Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. He’s a member of the Ordination Board for the Washington/Norfolk District Assembly, and member of the General Council Board of the Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Incorporated and International.