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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.)

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