Jason was born at Binghamton General Hospital on Veteran’s Day November 11th, 1976. He was raised in a small rural community just outside of Greene, NY and there he learned small town values like responsibility, hard work, and the importance of service to others.
He graduated from Broome Community College and Binghamton University. After graduation he married his high school sweetheart Amanda. They have three young and energetic boys, Nolan - 13, Miles - 11, and Ben - 8.
Jason worked as an American History teacher and a guidance counselor for 15 years at Allynwod Academy, a school for at risk youth. He also coached the Girls Varsity Softball team and taught several electives including current events and web design. He also worked as the Director of Public Communications for Family Planning of South Central, NY, a women’s focused healthcare organization with five health care centers in four counties.
In 2006 Jason ran for the Broome County Legislature and served for 5 consecutive terms.
He was elected Broome County's 9th County Executive in 2016.
Jason and his family attend New Life Ministries in Endicott. His interests include long distance running, watching college basketball, and following his favorite baseball team the NY Mets.