Position No. 2
Term Expires November 2022
Serves on the Audit Committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Council and the Law Enforcement Advisory Council.
Jason J. Nelson is an ordained elder in the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. He holds B.A., M.A., M.Ed., and M.Div. degrees from Trinity International University, Trinity Graduate School, Houston Baptist University, and Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. In the Spring of 2021, Jason was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree for his service to the Church, commitment to his community, and contribution to the fields of theological and biblical studies.
Jason has served several churches under episcopal appointment: Christ United Methodist Church (Sugar Land, TX), The Woodlands United Methodist Church (The Woodlands, TX), and is currently the lead pastor at Rose Hill United Methodist Church (Tomball, TX).
Before entering full-time Christian ministry, Jason spent seven years in public education as a teacher, Department Head and coach. During his time in public education, Jason initiated after school mentoring programs and raised thousands of dollars for local school libraries through For the Kids Golf Classics.
Jason is also a published author and is regularly invited to speak throughout the country. He is an advocate for education, mental health awareness, breast cancer research, and community/global assistance ministries.
Jason and his family moved to The Woodlands in 2013 and currently reside in the Village of Alden Bridge.