We are pleased to announce that Jason L. Tyree has been hired to become the new City Manager for the City of Buena Vista, Virginia beginning on March 15, 2021.
Jason was born and raised in Amherst County and has spent a considerable amount of time in and around the City and is quite familiar with Buena Vista. A graduate of Amherst County High School, Jason is well aware of the long and incredibly successful history of the Parry McCluer Fighting Blues. He comes to Buena Vista from Buchanan, Virginia, having spent the past 3 years as its Town Manager. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Liberty University and a Master’s Certificate in Local Government Management from Virginia Tech.
When asked to comment on his appointment Jason stated “it’s an honor to be chosen by City Council to serve as the next City Manager for Buena Vista. Buena Vista is an extraordinary community with so much to offer. I know there are significant challenges to be addressed, but I look forward to working together with City Council, staff, and the entire community to make the quality of life the best possible for everyone that lives, works and visits here”
City Council is looking forward to Jason, his wife and their two sons becoming a valuable part of our community.