Re-Elect Jim Wood for Council

Vice Mayor Jim Wood, a four-term City Councilman, former police officer and current business owner, is running for re-election to the Lynnhaven District
City Council seat.

“I am humbled by the many voters who have asked me to run, and the support is really overwhelming,” said Councilman Wood. “I’m excited by the chance to continue to serve the citizens of Virginia Beach.”

Public Safety

Councilman Wood remains steadfast focusing on several important issues, including public safety and flood mitigation.


A strong believer in lifelong education, Councilman Wood recently earned a Master’s Degree in History, 30 years after earning his Bachelor’s.


Jim and his wife, Rebecca, live in Kings Grant and have a son who is an attorney, a daughter working in higher education in Europe, and 3 grandsons.