Janet Jackson (D)
Commissioner, District 21

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Boundaries: Includes the City of Southfield and the City of Farmington Hills.

First elected: November, 2008
Current term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

Contact information:
Oakland County Board of Commissioners
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341-0421

Phone: 248-858-0100 (County)
Fax: 248-858-1572 (County)
Email: janetjacksoncc1@gmail.com


  • Public Services: Minority Vice Chair (former Member)
  • Planning & Building: Member
  • Human Resources: Former Member (January 2009 - December 2010)

Oakland County Achievements:

  • Managed Unity '04 Campaign to register hundreds of voters in Oakland County
  • Co-Sponsored Community Health Care Fair
  • Participant, Michigan Roundtable for Diversity
  • Charter Member of Oakland County Political Action Committee
  • Children's Safety Event
  • Urban Book Fair
  • Member, Tri-Community Coalition
  • Member, Michigan Alliance of Time Banks
  • Member, SOCNAACP
  • Member, CWA
  • Member, PTA Reflections Art Committee
  • Board Member, Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) since January 2016

Commissioner Janet Jackson has two children, Courtney and Anthony.  She is a former substitute teacher in the Oak Park Schools. Commissioner Jackson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Organization Development from Spring Arbor University. She has also held a Real Estate license. Currently, Commissioner Jackson works in Administration for AT&T. 

Commissioner Jackson is a member of the Diversity Advisory Committee for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Washington, D.C.

"As an elected County Commissioner in Southfield, Michigan, a suburban community bordering Detroit, I am committed and proud to take part in numerous efforts locally to combat the crime of human trafficking and address the issue of internet safety."

Blog:  http://blog.missingkids.com/post/112537996560/human-trafficking-a-crime-in-motion 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/missingkids

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/MissingKids