|Name||Jo Ann Davidson|
Columbus, Ohio , United States
Mar 12, 2005 11:38am
|Info||Jo Ann Davidson, a member of the Legislature for 20 years, served as Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives from January 1995 through December 2000. Her leadership guided many important legislative initiatives through the Ohio General Assembly including welfare reform, electric deregulation, and criminal justice reform. |
In addition, Davidson has extensive experience in the private sector. Prior to 1994, Speaker Davidson worked as Vice President of Special Programs for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker Davidson holds honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Ohio University and Capital University, an honorary degree in Government leadership from the University of Findlay, and an honorary Doctor of Public Administration degree from The Ohio State University, the University of Findlay, and Franklin University.
Davidson recently formed her own consulting firm, JAD and Associates, and is doing consulting work in a broad range of services involving public policy development and analysis, strategic planning, and political campaigns.