April 9, 2013
News Release 13-034
Contact: Peg O’Laughlin, 202-205-1819


Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), announced today that Altivia Jackson has been designated as the Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity at the USITC.

Jackson will manage the USITC’s equal employment opportunity, diversity, and inclusion programs and policies. She will advise the Chairman, the Commission, and USITC managers on all EEO issues.

Jackson comes to the USITC from the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, where she served as the Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Advancement. She began her EEO career with the Department of the Army in 1998 when she graduated from the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institution’s Equal Opportunity Advisor’s Course. In 2007, she joined the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Civil Rights staff as an EEO specialist. She later served as the Deputy EEO Officer for the Department of the Navy’s Navy Air Warfare Aircraft Division at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. She retired from the U.S. Army after a 21-year career.

Jackson holds a bachelor of arts degree in human resource administration from Saint Leo University; a master of arts degree in human resource management from Webster University; and a master of science in administration degree with a concentration in leadership from Central Michigan University.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is an independent, nonpartisan, factfinding federal agency that makes determinations concerning the impact of imports and their potential injury on domestic companies. The USITC staff includes experts who analyze virtually every commodity imported into the United States. The USITC provides data on international trade to the President, Congress, other federal agencies, and the public.

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