John Ware began work for the Town in September 2012. He previously worked in the Land Surveying/Civil Engineering business for private firms, primarily in the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia area. John is a 1985 graduate of Glenville State College Division of Forestry and Land Resources and a past recipient of the Alumni Foundation Eberle Forestry Award.
John and his wife Tammy reside on her family century farm at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Page County, along with four cats and their yellow Labrador retriever Freedom. They continue on the family tradition of raising beef cattle and recently started selling farm to table pasture raised beef.