Stanley Jones was born and grew up on Canada’s east coast. He moved to Belleville when he was 20. For 20 years he worked for Nortel in Belleville. He is now an electronics designer as well as the chair of Heritage Belleville. Jones is also a member of the Hastings County Historical Society and the Quinte branch of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario. Jones has been married for 23 years and has no children. This is his fourth time running for city council in Belleville. Jones’ main focuses are on transparency and taxation.