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Jim Jackson's Biography
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Jim L. Jackson
Wife: Sue; 2 Children: Brad, LeAnne
BA, University of North Texas, Denton, 1962
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 2004-present
Dallas County Commissioner, 1974-2004
LBJ Executive Board, TXDOT Major Investment Study Boards
Chair, Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee, 2003-2004
Chair/Vice Chair, Large Urban County Caucus, National Association of Counties, 1995-2003
Steering Committee, National Association of Counties, 1995-2003
Vice-Chair, Transportation/Telecommunications Steering Committee, 1995-1999
No professional experience on file.
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, First Baptist Church Carrollton, present
Member, Health Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, present
Ex Officio Director, Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce, 1982-2004
Chair, Public Employee Benefits Cooperative Board of Governors, 1999-2004
Board of Directors/Secretary, Texas Counties Aggregation Project Incorporated, 2003-2004
Board of Directors, National Association of Superhighways Coalition, 2000-2003
Executive Board, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 1992-1999, 2002-2003
Board of Directors, Texas Association of Regional Councils, 1996-1999
President, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 1997-1998
Board Representative, North Central Texas Council of Governments Partners in Mobility Board, 1997-1998
Dallas County Civil Service Commission, 1976-1998
Chair, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 1983-1996
North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Board, 1975-1983
Texas Employment and Training Council, 1981-1982
Chair, Texas Conference of Urban Counties, 1981
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