Jack Hayes was born in Red Bluff, CA and moved to Fall River Mills in 1953. He attended Fall River Elementary and graduated from Fall River High School before attending Chico State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Jack worked in the grocery business for over 55 years, working his way up the ladder before retiring as an Assistant Manager at Rays Food Place in 2018. He was married to his wife for 32 years and raised 3 children in the valley, including his daughter who is a CNA at the local hospital. Jack has always showed an interest in his community, coaching (and umpiring) for Little League Baseball and youth soccer teams. Jack became an MVHC board member as a result of recruitment from other members; Edna Eades and Richard Fuentes who convinced him he would be a good fit.