Office of Delegate C. E. Cliff Hayes, Jr.: 757-364-0272 

P.O. Box 5142, Chesapeake, VA 23324

Delegate C. E. "Cliff" Hayes, Jr.
77th House District
P.O. Box 5142
Chesapeake, VA 23324
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ELECTED TO VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY – NOVEMBER 2016


EDUCATION

Graduate of Oscar Smith High School (Chesapeake) - 1985
• President - Student Council Association
• Captain - Baseball Team
• Captain – Football Team
• Voted as "Best All Around"
• President – Fellowship of Christian Athletes
• Inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame (2000)

Bachelor's Degree - Norfolk State University - 1991(Norfolk, VA)
• B.S. - Management Computer Information Systems
• Minor - General Business
• Member of the Baseball Team

Post-graduate work - Carnegie Mellon University - 2012 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Heinz College of Public Policy and Management
• Chief Information Officer Certification Program, Executive Leadership/IT

Post-graduate work - Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 2015 (Cambridge, Massachusetts) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory CSAIL
• Executive Certificate Program in Cyber Security

Post-graduate work - Harvard University - 2008 (Cambridge, Massachusetts) John F. Kennedy School of Government
• Innovation in Government Through Information Technology, Executive Leadership Program
• One of thirty-five information technology government officials

Master's Degree - Cambridge College - 2010 (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
• MMGT. - Master of Management/ Business

Post-graduate work - Norfolk State University -  (Norfolk, VA)
• Advanced study - Urban Affairs 
• Concentration: Municipal Planning Administration

Post-graduate work - Regent University
• Advanced study - Management and Leadership

Sorenson Institute of Political Leadership
• University of Virginia - 2001
• Completed political candidate program

CIVIC Leadership Institute of Hampton Roads
• CIVIC - 2006
• Completed Hampton Roads regional training program

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Nov. 2016 - Present House of Delegates 77th District

Apr. 2017 - Present Chief Information Officer (CIO) 

• HRRJ Authority
• Manages all aspects of technology and related personnel

Aug. 2016 - Mar. 2017 CIO/Director of Information Technology

• City of Norfolk - Sheriff's Office
• Managed all aspects of technology and related personnel

 2008 -2012 Chesapeake City Council
• RE-Elected to Chesapeake City Council May 6, 2008
• Term July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2012
2004 -2008 Chesapeake City Council
• Elected to Chesapeake City Council May 4, 2004
• Term July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2008

2003 - 2015 Information Systems Manager
• City of Chesapeake - Sheriff's Office
• Managed all aspects of technology and related personnel

1999 - 2003 Systems Analyst
• City of Chesapeake - Sheriff's Office
• Analysis and design of new and existing computer systems

1999 - 2003 Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
• Tidewater Community College
• Chesapeake and Portsmouth Campuses
• Taught personal computer software courses
• Taught programming courses for I.T. majors

1996 - 1999 Information Technology Specialist
• City of Chesapeake - Dept. of Information Technology
• Computer programming and support for various departments
• Assisted various departments in streamlining processes

1992 - 1996 Business Tax Specialist
• City of Chesapeake - Commissioner of the Revenue's Office
• Assisted business owners with related local tax issues
• Identified non-compliant businesses for tax enforcement action

1989 - 1992 Accounting Technician
• Landmark Communications
• Accounts Receivable Advertising Division

1991 Programmer/Analyst (Part-time intern)
• City of Suffolk - Data Processing Department

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• High Tech Crime Institute Association
• Conference of Minority Public Administrators
• Association of Information Technology Professionals


BUSINESS OWNERSHIP
2001 - 2016 F.A.H. Web Design and Services
• Chesapeake based company
• Computer programming and consulting
• E-commerce technological consulting and support
• Interactive web-site design and services


SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS

Virginia General Assembly Committee Assignments

• Appropriations - Higher Education; General Government & Capital Outlay

• Health Welfare & Institutions

• Communications, Techology, and Innovation (Chairman)

• Joint Commission on Healthcare

• Joint Commission on Technology and Science (Chairman)

• Substance Abuse Advisory Commission

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Memorial Committee, Chairman
• Appointed as a member by City Council - 2006

Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization
• Appointed as a member by City Council - 2006

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
• Appointed as a member by City Council - 2006

Chesapeake Regional Hospital Foundation Board
• Appointed as a Board Member - 2006

Affordable Housing Task Force (Chairman)
• Appointed as Chairman - 2005

Chesapeake Task Force for the Gang Awareness (Chairman)
• Appointed as Chairman - 2006

Sustaining Our Communities Task Force
• Appointed as a Member by Mayor William E. Ward - 2003

Selective Service Board of Chesapeake
• Appointed as a Local Board Member by Director of
The Selective Service System (1997 - 2004)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

• Chairman, Urban League of Hampton Roads
• Ronald McNair Young Scholars Program, Founder (2008)
• Member, Southside Male Chorus Union (1998 - 2006)
• Member and Trustee, Mount Zion Baptist Church
• Member, Prince Hall Masonic Lodge #67
• Coach, South Norfolk Boys Baseball Association (1990-1992)
• Executive Board Member, South Norfolk Boys Baseball Assn. - 1993
• Advisor, Junior Achievement (1991)
• Co-Founder, Chesapeake Chapter - Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - 1998
• Life Member, NAACP
• NAACP State Board Member (1998 - 2001)
• Chairman, Area II NAACP (1998 - 2001)
• Corresponding Secretary, Chesapeake Men for Progress
• Corresponding Secretary, Chesapeake Forward (2001)
• Chairman, Urban League of Hampton Roads
• Member, Chesapeake Democratic Committee
• Volunteer, Virginia Special Olympics
• Volunteer, Elderly & Indigent Victims of Crime Program
• Co-Host Radio Broadcast - Crusade for Christ NAACP Hour (WPCE)
• Co-Host/Consultant Radio Broadcast- Sunday Dialogue (WNSB)
• Founding Treasurer - (NCP) Norfolk-Chesapeake-Portsmouth Community Development Federal Credit Union for low-income communities (1996 - 1999)


AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

• Citizen of the Year, Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc. (1998)
• Innovation in Government Through Technology, Harvard University (2008)
• Chief Information Officer Institute, Carnegie Mellon University (2012)
•Federal CIO Institute, Certified CIO (2013)

• Urban League of Hampton Roads Community Leader Award (2016)

• Implement the King Dream Award (2019)

• Norfolk State University Distiguished Alumni Award (2019)
• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, (2008)
• Top 40 Under Forty in Hampton Roads, Inside Business Magazine (2006)
• Courage in Leadership Award, Lead Hampton Roads / Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (2007)
• Outstanding Community Leader Award, Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc.(2007)
• Outstanding Young Men of America (1988)
• Young Achievers United Way- South Hampton Roads (2003)
• Inductee, Oscar Smith High School Athletic Hall of Fame (2000)