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Lottie H Shackleford

Lottie Shackelford, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, has served as a local, state and national political official for the past twenty years.

Ms. Shackelford’s career as a local elected official began in 1978 as a member of the Board of Directors for the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. She was re-elected, city-wide, three times and in 1987, made history by becoming the first woman elected Mayor.

She received a B.A. degree in Business Administration from Philander Smith College and was also a Senior Fellow at the Arkansas Institute of Politics and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ms. Shackelford holds Honorary Doctorate Degrees of Human Letters from Philander Smith College and Shorter College. She is also a licensed Real Estate Broker.

A native of Little Rock, Ms. Shackelford is the mother of three adult children and has five grandchildren. She is currently a member of the Little Rock Airport Commission serves as President of the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors of Philander Smith College, the Chapman Funds in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medics Pharmaceutical Corporation in New York.