Barry Steven Jackson
|Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House|
January 11, 2011 – June 7, 2012
|Preceded by||Terri McCullough|
|Succeeded by||Mike Sommers|
|Senior Advisor to the President|
September 1, 2007 – January 20, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Karl Rove|
|Succeeded by||David Axelrod|
|Born||October 18, 1960|
Washington D.C., U.S.
|Education||University of Iowa (BA)|
Barry Jackson was born in Washington, DC but grew up mostly in Ohio. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
In 1988, Jackson joined with his father in incorporating a now-inactive company, Regal Flush Manufacturing, Inc.
From 1991 until his initial appointment to the Bush White House, Jackson was chief of staff to Congressman John Boehner of Ohio. He returned to this position in January 2010 after the death of Boehner's previous chief of staff, Paula Nowakowski.
Jackson's role in the politication of government under the administration of George W. Bush has been discussed in hearings on Capitol Hill. Jackson has been pointed to as someone who gave advice to Drew DeBerry, a White House liaison in the Agriculture Department, regarding travel for political purposes. Jackson's role in giving presentations on political matters was also discussed in hearings.
- "White House Biographical Sketch of Barry Jackson". Georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov. 2002-12-16. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- Articles of incorporation for Regal Flush Manufacturing, on file with the Ohio Secretary of State. [PDF]
- Parker, Ashley (September 25, 2010). "Boehner's Top Aide Is Little Known". The New York Times.
- Abramowitz, Michael (2007-09-10). ""Rove Replacement Seen as Highly Partisan Go-Getter"". Washington Post. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- Committee on Oversight and Government Reform[dead link]
- "Chairman Waxman on Politicization of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy". Speaker.gov. 2011-04-04. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- "Interim Report on RNC Emails and the Presidential Records Act". Speaker.gov. 2011-04-04. Retrieved 2011-04-09.