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Lloyd G. Jackson II

Vice President
Lloyd G. Jackson II

Lloyd Jackson was named to the West Virginia Board of Education in 2011 for a term ending in 2020. He was elected vice president in 2015.

Jackson, a native and resident of Hamlin, is an attorney and businessman. He operates his family's natural gas production business, an industry in which his family has made their livings for more than 100 years.

Jackson was educated in the public schools of West Virginia and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from West Virginia University with a degree in political science. He graduated Order of the Coif from the West Virginia University College of Law where he served as editor-in-chief of the Law Review.

Jackson, who served as a state senator for 12 years, was the lead sponsor of the Promise scholarship legislation and comprehensive early childhood legislation during his tenure as state Senate Education chairman. He also served as prosecuting attorney of Lincoln County for six years.

He currently serves as a trustee of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, as chairman of the Board of Trustees of West Virginia Wesleyan College, as chairman of the National Assessment of Educational Progress ( NAEP) Business Policy Task Force, as a director of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, as president of Energize West Virginia, as a director of the Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation, Vision Shared West Virginia, and as vice chairman of the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

Jackson and his wife Trina have two sons, Lloyd III (L.G.) and Ryan.