Joe Constant has been a lifelong resident of the Chagrin Valley, moving to the area when he was just 5 years old. He attended Chagrin Falls schools from kindergarten through grade 12. Mr. Constant fondly recalls the excitement of Blossom Time and the Christmas lights growing up. To him, the Jaycees were legendary for making it all happen. Many years later, he has been happy to have been an organizational leader of the Jaycees, helping to carry on that tradition for so many people to enjoy.
Key Experience and Qualifications:
Chagrin Valley Jaycees Leadership Team: Mr. Constant is a long-time member of the Chagrin Valley Jaycees Leadership Team. He joined the Board of Directors in 2008 and was the first recipient of Martini Award, to recognize up and coming members. He has held the Board positions of Secretary, Vice-President and President. Mr. Constant has also served as the Director of Operations for Blossom Time and other events for over 12 years. The pinnacle of his Jaycees career was being awarded the Outstanding Jaycee Award in 2020.
Chagrin Valley Jaycees Reorganization: As President in 2017, Mr. Constant worked with the President of the Chagrin Valley Jaycees Charitable Foundation to craft a long term vision for the Jaycees which would allow the creation of a merged organization where we could increase giving to the local community. The #1 mission is to build an endowment fund where the funds will be held in perpetuity and will serve to support charitable organizations, college scholarships and bricks and mortar projects throughout the Chagrin Valley forever. He is extremely honored to be named the first Chairman of the Chagrin Valley Jaycees Investment Committee.