Lisa P. Jackson

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Lisa Jackson
Lisa P. Jackson official portrait.jpg
12th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
In office
January 23, 2009 – February 19, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyBob Perciasepe
Preceded byStephen Johnson
Succeeded byGina McCarthy
Chief of Staff to the Governor of New Jersey
In office
December 1, 2008 – December 15, 2008
GovernorJon Corzine
Preceded byBradley Abelow
Succeeded byEdward McBride
Commissioner of Environmental Protection of New Jersey
In office
February 28, 2006 – November 30, 2008
GovernorJon Corzine
Preceded byBradley Campbell
Succeeded byMark Mauriello
Personal details
Born (1962-02-08) February 8, 1962 (age 60)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationTulane University (BS)
Princeton University (MS)

Lisa Perez Jackson[1] (born February 8, 1962) is an American chemical engineer. She was the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 2009 to 2013. She is the first African-American to have held that position.

References[change | change source]

  1. Phillips, Kate. "More Obama Cabinet Nominees Confirmed", The New York Times, January 22, 2009, retrieved on January 23, 2009.