State Representative Dominique Jackson
State Representative Dominique Jackson was elected to represent House District 42 in
Aurora, Colorado in November of 2016.
Representative Jackson currently serves as Chair of the Energy & Environment
Committee. She is also a member of the Health & Health Insurance Committee and the
Legislative Council Committee. She has also been appointed to serve on the Executive
Committee of “The Energy Council,” and to her third term on the Colorado Workforce
Development Council. In addition, Representative Jackson serves on the Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee and the Health and Human Services Committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures. She also sits on the Energy Committee, US Canada Relations Committee and the Interbranch Affairs Committee for The Council of State Governments.
Representative Jackson has an extensive history of serving communities in both Aurora
and Denver. She has served as a commissioner on Aurora’s “Community Housing &
Development” Commission, Denver’s “Commission on Homelessness” and the
“Sustainability Advisory Council.” She also served on the Curriculum Advisory Council
for the Department of Technical Communications, Journalism & Digital Media at
Metropolitan State University.
Representative Jackson earned a B.A. In Communications from Denver’s Metropolitan
State University, an M.A. in International & Intercultural Communications from the
University of Denver and a certificate in Sustainability Management from the University
of Colorado, Boulder. She was also selected to participate in both “Leadership Denver” and “Leadership Aurora.”
Professionally, she spent two decades working on-air as a television news journalist,
primarily in Texas and California.
She is married to Wade Hansen. They love & adore their dogs Tug and Tank (who have
more Facebook friends than any puppies should be allowed.)