Mr. Alvin L. Jackson, Sr. Biography
A native of Rome, Georgia and a graduate of Main High School Class of 1967, Alvin Jackson is a man who loves his community---Rome, Floyd County, GA. He is a man who loves God and who demonstrates this love through his actions in the community.
He has traveled throughout Georgia and the United States. Everywhere he goes, he represents Rome and Floyd County. He is family oriented and has been married to his wife Bernice for 50 years. Through this marriage they have one son and four grandchildren. He works with the youth of the community through the 100 Black Men of Northwest Georgia by participating in the Summer Youth Programs at Georgia Highlands during the summer.
Being totally involved in one’s community is more than an utterance of words for Alvin L. Jackson, Sr. For over forty years he has worked in the Rome & Floyd County area to help bring progress to our city and surrounding community.
His Involvement in the community has included:
Blood Assurance of Rome, Board Member
Founding Member of 100 Black Men of Rome NWGA, Inc
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission of Rome Founding Member
Rome Area History Museum
Northwest GA Housing Authority
Rome KARES –Katrina Relief
ACC Ad Hoc Committee for City of Rome
Rome/Floyd County Literary Task Force
Rome/Floyd County Consolidation Task Force
Floyd County Against Drugs (FAD)
Department of Juvenile Justice
Kelsey-Aycock-Burrell Center Board Member
East Rome Community Development Committee Founding Member
Graduate of Leadership Rome X
Lovejoy Baptist Church and Community Services Board Member
President of the Lovejoy Baptist Church Ushers Ministry
2006 - 2009 and 2013-2017 SPLOST Committee
Outstanding Young Men In America Award
2011 Board of Governors’ Award (Heart Of The Community)