Meet Our Board


Jackson Community Center

Elizabeth Campbell, Executive Director

Ms. Campbell has forty years of experience in the banking industry with fourteen years in management.  She has completed college-level coursework in business management and administration, earned several training certificates, and attended various workshops in business management and financial training.  After graduating from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Management School, Ms. Campbell created and implemented a money management workshop for credit union members.  Workshop materials included the well-known Building Wealth guide from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and personal finance worksheets Ms. Campbell developed.   From her volunteer experience at her church’s Youth Mentoring Program, Ms. Campbell hopes to bring her practical teaching on the importance of personal money management to the next generation of consumers.





Leo W. Jackson, President
Mr. Jackson is a lifelong Orange resident and a recent retiree from DuPont Refinery of Orange.  He has an extensive background working with local youth groups and currently serves as a sport advisor for the youth programs in the Golden Triangle, an area of Southeast Texas between the cities of Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange.

 







Cecilia Davis, Secretary/Treasurer
Mrs. Davis was born and raised in Orange and worked for many years for the West Orange Cove C.I.S.D. as a teacher assistant.  She is an active board member of St. Theresa Catholic Church located in one of JCC’s target communities.

 





Bettie Curtis, Board Member
Ms. Curtis is a retired business teacher at West Orange Stark High School and has a wide range of experiences working with students.  Ms. Curtis has served on several boards including the State Board of the Texas Teacher Association, Texas Business and Technology Education Association, and Orange County Crime Stoppers.

 





​​Wayne F. Sparrow, Board Member
Mr. Sparrow is a business owner in Orange, Texas, and has served as President on the board of National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.  For 36 years, Mr. Sparrow has volunteered for the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon.  He also has served as Finance Counselor of the Catholic Dioceses of Beaumont.

 

 



Dayna Herring Smith, Board Member

Dr. Smith is a resident of Orange and has worked as an educator for over 20 years.  She currently works as Director of Special Programs for Orangefield ISD and also serves on the United Way board of directors. Dr. Smith has a doctorate degree in Educational Administration, masters degrees in Educational Leadership and Special Education, and a bachelors in English.