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Lydia Jackson's Biography
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Lydia Patrice Jackson
Candidate, Louisiana State Senate, District 39, 2011
Representative, Louisiana State House of Representatives, 2000-2004
Member, Mid South Commission to Build Philanthropy
Co-Chair, Complete Count Census Committee, 1998-2000
Chair Person/Board of Commissioners, Caddo Parish Communications District One, 1990-1999
Committee Chair, Sheveport Biracial Commission Report, 1988-1990
Vice President/Community Outreach Director, Capital One Back (formerly Hibernia 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
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Avenue Baptist Church
Advisory Board Member, Fannie Mae State Partnership
Board Member, Foundation for the Mid-South
Policy Advisor, Headstart Council, Caddo Community Action Agency
Board Member, Highland Area Partnership
Member, Local Advisory Committee, Mid South Delta Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Member, Minority Business Council, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Member, National Organization of Black Elected Legislators/Women
Advisory Board Member, Queensborough Neighborhood Association
Board Member, Shreveport-Bossier Service Connection
Board Member, Strand Theater
Board Member, The Arc of Caddo-Bossier
Member, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Northwest Louisiana
Co-Chair, Paint Your Heart Out Shreveport, 1994
Activities Chair, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Celebration of Women Week, 1993
Education/Scholarship Chair, Shreveport Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1988-1990
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