City names interim assessor

Published 11:07 pm Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Suffolk City Council named Jean Jackson as its interim city assessor Wednesday night.

Jackson takes the place of Sid Daughtrey, who resigned last month.


Jackson has been a resident of Suffolk for 26 years. She graduated cum laude from St. Leo’s College, where she majored in business administration with a minor in accounting.

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She has been a certified general real estate appraiser since 1992 and taught real estate appraisal at Paul D. Camp Community College.

She has served on the Board of Equalization since 2005. The Board of Equalization is a group that makes decisions on property assessment appeals if the homeowner is not satisfied with their assessment and does not get a satisfactory answer from the assessor’s staff.

Jackson has been self-employed since 1993. Before that, she held various positions with the federal government from 1972 to 1993. Jackson served with the Virginia Air National Guard from 1975 to 1984.

Jackson is married to Corbett “Red” Jackson. They have two children and five grandchildren. One of their grandsons, Justin, serves with the 203rd Red Horse Unit currently in Afghanistan. Jackson’s mother also resides in Suffolk.