From Harford Community College:
A. Joyce Jackson was sworn in on September 9 at the Harford County Court House as a new member of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees, representing Councilmanic District A.
She holds a Business Management degree from Camden County College and a Master of Human Services degree from Lincoln University. Ms. Jackson is a graduate of the Harford County Leadership Academy and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager. She has previously held certifications as a Certified Housing Counselor, a Certified Housing Educator, and a Licensed Real Estate Agent where she obtained through an on demand real estate licensing school.
Ms. Jackson has more than 20 years of state and federal government regulatory experience in the consumer credit and mortgage lending industries. She is currently serving in an appointed federal position as an Enterprise Risk Management Specialist with the Office of the Comptroller of Currency in Washington, D.C. Her prior professional experience includes serving as a Compliance Analyst with the FDIC, a Compliance Officer with Citigroup, and Supervisor of the Financial Examination Unit with the State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Division of Financial Regulation.
She also has served on numerous volunteer boards in the community, including Open Doors and Edgewood High School Academy of Finance, and she was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Department of Social Services.
Other volunteer positions include serving as a former president and current member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., XI Delta Omega Chapter of Harford County, an organization committed to serving communities in Harford and Cecil County for more than 34 years. She was the former chair and is a current member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Scholarship Committee, which has awarded more than $94,000 to Harford and Cecil County students.
Ms. Jackson was the former director and founder of the Financial Literacy Program, a Community Outreach Ministry of Rooted Bible Fellowship Church. The program was the first financial educational program in Harford County, MD designed to assist low-income homebuyers overcome barriers to homeownership. The program focused on assisting low-income first-time homebuyers with overcoming obstacles in purchasing a home.
Ms. Jackson is a longtime resident of Harford County, Maryland, living in the Abingdon area.