Co-Chair
Chris Jones (click on name to view BIO)
Co-Chair
Chris Jones has been a resident of St. Petersburg for 18 years. He has been active in many events over the years as a market vendor, as well as fundraising event coordinator with King of Peace MCC while serving on their board of directors from 2005-2008. He attended Sunstate Academy in Clearwater for massage therapy and became a licensed massage therapist in 2011. He has owned his own private massage practice now for 3 years and currently has a studio on Central Avenue. In September 2017 he founded the monthly Second Saturdays on Central vendor market, which has just celebrated its first year at Old Key West bar & grill on Central Avenue.

He became involved in Come Out St. Pete in 2017, participating as a vendor with his wood carvings and was elected onto the board of directors in 2018, in which he was the coordinator for the vendor market. He was recently re-elected and currently serves as co-chair for 2019's Come Out St. Pete event and is looking forward to the opportunity to attempt make a difference and become more involved within our LGBTQ community! He draws inspiration by his late husband, Fred Burns in that we may never know what a difference we may have made in someone's life, but we should at least do our best to help them in any way we can!