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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, served as a state senator for 12 years, and during his tenure as Senate Education Chair was the lead sponsor of the PROMISE scholarship legislation and the comprehensive early childhood legislation which created West Virginia’s four-year-old pre-school program. He also served as prosecuting attorney of Lincoln County for six years.

He currently serves as Chairperson of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Board of Trustees, as the Immediate Past Chairperson of the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences. as Vice Chairperson of the Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation as a Director of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, Energize West Virginia, and Vision Shared West Virginia. Jackson and his wife Trina have two sons, Lloyd III (L.G.) and Ryan.