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Christopher S. Morrison was appointed to Town Council to fill an
unexpired term on January 23, 2017; his term ends December 31, 2018. He
is best known among friends and loved ones for his love of learning and
travel. He is known for not going where the path may lead, but rather
going instead where there is no path and leaving a trail.
He has served, both in the Army and Coast Guard as an engineer.
During his undergraduate studies, he received an academic scholarship to
study abroad in Belize as a researcher in marine biology. Then upon
returning earned acceptance into UNC Chapel Hill’s elite government
internship program in Washington DC, doing research and interning for
the American Bar Association and The Council for Court Excellence. His
ambition and thirst for excellence has steadily steered his course on
toward new paths of discovery as well as broadened experiences that have
enhanced his journey thus far.
Upon honorable discharge Mr. Morrison returned to school and began
his first of 3 Masters endeavors. Currently Christopher is earning his
final Masters at the University of Maryland in
Entrepreneurship/Technology. He has also studied at North Carolina State
University (go Wolfpack), Gonzaga University and East Carolina
University. Earning a B.S. in Communication/Broadcast Journalism, M.A.
in Technical Writing/Professional Communication and additionally studied
Software Engineering/Project Management, before moving to Front Royal.
Christopher Morrison, is currently employed by the United States
Department of Energy at Headquarters in Washington D.C., where he is the
Program Manager of the numerous national award winning Jobs One Portal
(jobs.energy.gov) and Project Manager for Virtual Recruitment and Mobile
Development. Since his initial employment in 2011, he has co-drafted a
marking/implementation plan, managed and facilitated training to
field/program officers on the ins and outs of J1P, successfully
recruited, created and managed a mobile development team and created,
what is now, J1P Mobile, which he most notably executed without any
costs to the department or tax payers. He also serves as the Executive
Producer of Terrachanics, the first serious game developed for
recruitment in federal government.
Mr. Morrison is most proud of his wife Grace (who is the worship
leader at Royal Oak Community Church) and three boys; Asher (7), Josiah
(3) and Micah (new born). Christopher considers it an honor to be able
to serve the Town of Front Royal and takes his new responsibilities both
enthusiastically and soberly. He feels the Town is on the brink of a
renaissance in many ways and looks forward to watching her continued
growth and expansion of beauty. Moreover, Christopher understands that
action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for
responsibility, and the strength of our community are indicative of
wonderful days and years to come.