Jason Tyree began serving as the City Manager of Buena Vista on March 15, 2021. In this capacity, Mr. Tyree functions as the Chief Administrative Officer for this Council/Manager-governed municipality.  His duties involve ensuring that City Council’s goals and policies for the City are implemented, preparing and managing the City budget, ensuring that the City maintains services, programs, and facilities that meet the needs of the community and are provided in a monetarily responsible manner.

Mr. Tyree comes to Buena Vista from Buchanan, Virginia, having spent 3 years as its Town Manager. He has also served as a supervisor for Community Development at the City of Lynchburg. Mr. Tyree has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Liberty University and a Master’s Certificate in Local Government Management from Virginia Tech. Before his transition into local government Mr. Tyree spent over 10 years in the private sector and was a small business owner.

Mr. Tyree 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, Mr. Tyree is also familiar with the long and incredibly successful history of the Parry McCluer Fighting Blues.

You may reach Mr. Tyree through the contact form below, by phone at (540) 261-8601, or by email at

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