A.B. Jackson has been a citizen of Plains Georgia for nearly 25 years. First elected to Plains City Council in the 1990's Jackson has tirelessly and continuously devoted herself to the betterment of her community. Serving as the current Chairperson of Plains' Industry & Trade Jackson has been instrumental in attracting new business ventures and job opportunities to the city as well as working to maintain the health and security of established businesses. Jackson also serves as the Chairperson of Plains' Finance Committee and as the Liaison for City Council and the Better Hometown Board where she works closely with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Her service to the community extending beyond her official duties as a city council person Jackson has personally assisted numerous elderly, and other citizens in need, with applying for and receiving grants for the restoration of their homes. Jackson's commitment to her community is evidenced by her years of volunteer service in local nursing homes, and her political and social activism in organizing and arranging voter registration drives as well as personal transportation for citizens to the polls for over 20 years.
Jackson has also participated in the cast of the acclaimed community play "If These Sidewalks Could Talk" and is a member of Lebanon Baptist Church. She stands as a past Most Ancient Matron of the Heroines of Jericho, Hamilton Court No. 19, past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Habakkuk Chapter No. 70 and as its current Grand Lecturer. Jackson has been a general insurance agent for over 30 years and currently has her own agency specializing in health and life insurance. She is the mother of two children, Arthur Deriso and Lashunda Jackson.