Lydia P. Jackson

Louisiana State Senator, 39th District, Democratic  

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    Shreveport, LA

    Attended, Harvard-Radcliffe.

    Vice President/Community Outreach Director, Hibernia National Bank, 1996-present
    Research/Training Coordinator, Marshall Styles Research, 1990-1996
    Campaign Analyst, Jackson and Associates, 1984-1990
    Legislative Assistant, United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston, 1981-1982.

    Senator, Louisiana State Senate, 2004-present
    Representative, Louisiana State House of Representatives, 2000-2004.


    Co-Chair, Complete Count Census Committee, 1998-2000
    Chair Person/Board of Commissioners, Caddo Parish Communications District One, 1990-1999
    Co-Chair, Paint Your Heart Out Shreveport, 1994
    Activities Chair, Young Women's Christian Association Celebration of Women Week, 1993
    Education/Scholarship Chair, Shreveport Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1988-1990
    Committee Chair, Sheveport Biracial Commission Report, 1988-1990
    Board Member, The Arc of Caddo-Bossier
    Member, Avenue Baptist Church
    Policy Advisor Council/Headstart, Caddo Community Action Agency
    Advisory Board Member, Fannie Mae State Partnership
    Board Member, Foundation for the Mid-South
    Minority Business Council, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
    Board Member, Highland Area Partnership
    Member, Mid South Commission to Build Philanthropy
    Local Advisory Committee, Mid South Delta Local Initiatives Support Corporation
    Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Member, National Organization of Black Elected Legislators/Women
    Advisory Board Member, Queensborough Neighborhood Association
    Board Member, Shreveport-Bossier Service Connection
    Board Member, Strand Theater
    Member, Young Women's Christian Association of Northwest Louisiana.

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