Ronald (Ron) G. Jackson, Sr. is Senior Director, Government Relations for Catholic Charities USA with primary responsibility of legislative advocacy on issues impacting the elimination of poverty. He represents CCUSA before Congress and the White House. He received his Law Degree, JD from Antioch University School of Law; Masters of Social Work Degree, MSW from Howard University School of Social Work; and BA Degree in Sociology i from Jackson State University.
Prior to joining the staff at CCUSA Ron served for 15 years the Executive Director of the D.C. Catholic Conference for the Archdiocese of Washington. In that job Ron served three Cardinals as the government relations liaison between the Archdiocese of Washington and the D.C. Government (Mayor; City Council), Congress and the White House. During his tenure as D.C. Catholic Conference Director, Ron served as President of the National Association of State Catholic Conference Directors.
Ron was married to the late Brenda J. (Bellamy) Jackson and they are the very proud parents of three wonderful children, Ron Jr. Tiffany (Chad), and Joseph. He also is a very proud grandfather of Chloe Elise Quinn.