– Elect –
Brother Mark E. Jackson
Grand Keeper of Records and Seal
New Orleans Conclave 2018

 

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– Elect –
Brother Mark E. Jackson
Grand Keeper of Records and Seal
New Orleans Conclave 2018
 

Goals/Objectives:

  • To perform the duties assigned to the GKRS as prescribed by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Constitution and Bylaws.
  • Work with the Executive Director to conduct a needs assessment for the International Headquarters (Personnel, Processes and Information Technology Support)
  • Influence the budget process to support the findings of the International Headquarters needs assessment.

Personal & Unique Attributes:

  • Commitment to Service (See Fraternal Resume Below)
  • Trustworthy & Dependable
  • Faithful to Omega (I have been a financial member of the organization since my initiation.)
  • I believe in full and open Transparency
  • I am the only candidate for GKRS that has served as KRS on the Undergraduate, Graduate, & District levels our great fraternity.

 

Personal Information:

A Native Son of Washington, DC.  Educated in the DC Public School System: Graduate of Dunbar High School (formerly known as the M Street High School) where both the Honorable Oscar J. Cooper & the Honorable Frank Coleman are amongst its most distinguished alumni.)

Southeastern University, Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Information Management Systems, 1996.

Married to Mrs. LaSonya Jackson and we are the proud parents of Mark E. Jackson, Jr. & Antoine Martin.

Faithful member of Faith Temple #2 Original Freewill Baptist Church, located in Capital Heights, MD.

Employment Information:

Employed with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as a GS-15, Deputy Director for Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS).  As the Deputy Director for EIS, I supervise and lead a staff of 600+ civilian and contractor personnel, provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Perform a range of information technology (IT) management activities to include strategic planning, continuous process improvement, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource management, knowledge management, architecture and infrastructure planning and management, auditing, and information security management.

Community & Civic Organization:

Former Youth Leader, Frontlash Voter Registration Club – Participated in 1984 Presidential Primaries in New Hampshire

Served as the African-American Ambassador to the Committee to Elect Jim Moran Mayor, of Alexandria, VA.  (Former Congressman Jim Moran)

Past 2nd Vice President, The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG)

Past Board Member, Higher Aspirations Academy/Learning Tree Foundation, Washington, DC,

Past President of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at Seaton Elementary School in Washington, DC

Past Member – The Pigskin Club of Washington, DC

Member, The Rough Riders Horseman Association

Member, Prince Hall Masonry through Eureka Lodge #5

Member, A.E.A.O.N.M.S. of North and South America and its Jurisdictions Inc. (Mecca #10)

Financial Supporter of the NAACP

President & CEO, The Good Time Gang Cigar Club

 

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Fraternal Resume:

Initiated: November 5, 1988, Delta Theta Chapter, Southeastern University (SEU), Washington, DC

Local Level Experience:

Basileus & Keeper of Records and Seal – Delta Theta Chapter (1990–1996)

Served as President, Vice President, and Secretary of Alpha Tau Alpha (ATA) Housing Board Corporation (1991-1995) in Washington, DC

Keeper of Records and Seal – Alpha Omega Chapter (1996-2000)

Board Member, Alpha Omega Chapter Social Action and Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Washington, DC which is the 501(c) 3 Charity affiliated with Alpha Omega Chapter (6 years)

Vice Basileus – Alpha Omega Chapter (2001-2003)

Founder’s Award Recipient – Alpha Omega Chapter (2002)

Omega Man of the Year Award – Alpha Omega Chapter (2004)

Basileus – Alpha Omega Chapter (2003–2005)

Alpha Omega’s Founder’s Award Recipient for 2007-2008.

Omega Man of the Year Award – Alpha Omega Chapter (2015-16)

 

District Level Experience:

Second Vice District Representative (1993–1994)

District Keeper of Records and Seal (2001-2004)

  • Automated the District Meeting Reports
  • Expanded the use of electronic/digital forms

District Omega Man of the Year Award (2004)

District Graduate Basileus of the Year (2004)

First Vice District Representative (2004-2006)

District Representative – Direct responsibility of governance over all 40 chapters of Omega within the District of Columbia and the Common Wealth of Virginia. (April 2006 – April 2009)

 

International Level Experience:

Second Vice Grand Basileus (1994–1996)

  • Developed the concept of The National Undergraduate Summit.
  • Responsible for Undergraduates paying reduced initiation fees.
  • Understands that we must foster the growth and existence of our undergraduates.

Served on the Committee to Elect Grand Basileus Lloyd Jordan, Esq.

Served on Two National Committees dealing with Undergraduate Concerns

Served on the International Business & Economic Summit Committee

Former member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s Supreme Council (as an undergraduate and graduate Brother)

Deputy Grand Marshal – The Omega Centennial Committee

Co-Moderator – The Political Action Forum (2015 Omega Leadership Conference)

Member – The Omega International Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative Committee.

Member – The Omega International Committee on “Stop-The-Violence”

Current Chairman – The Omega International Committee on Political Action/Government Affairs with the direct responsibility of planning Omega’s activities in Washington, DC during the Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus. A tasking that I have been assigned for the past 5 years.