Christopher Jones

Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Counsel
National Grocers Association


Christopher Jones serves as vice president of government relations and counsel for NGA. He is responsible for NGA’s team of lobbyists and manages a portfolio of issues including agriculture, nutrition, and regulatory reform. Prior to joining NGA in 2017, Jones served as legislative director and counsel for U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR), a member of the House Agriculture Committee and Nutrition Subcommittee. Jones joined Congressman Crawford’s staff in 2010 as a staff assistant and has held senior roles since 2011. In 2014, he served as NGA’s senior manager of government affairs before returning to Crawford’s office. During his time on Capitol Hill, Jones led a team of legislative aides, directed the activities of two subcommittees that Congressman Crawford chaired, and helped craft the 2014 Farm Bill. He received a juris doctor from George Mason University, and holds an undergraduate degree in business administration and finance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.


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