Dallas City Councilwoman Delia Jasso has been recognized by the National Diversity Council as the most powerful and influential woman of Texas. Ms. Jasso will be formally recognized for her leadership excellence at the 2013 Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference breakfast occurring at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on April 4, 2013, from 8:30 to 10:00am.
Delia Jasso has dedicated her life to the challenge of improving the quality of life in her beloved Oak Cliff. She was elected to the Dallas City Council in June 2009 to represent District 1, and was re-elected in May 2011 to continue improving and representing the district.
Since 2011, Councilmember Jasso has served as the Chair of the Domestic Violence Task Force, which was created by the City of Dallas’ Public Safety Committee in 1987, with a purpose to research, explore, develop and monitor the City’s response to the problem of family violence in Dallas, and the Police Department’s enforcement of laws relating to family violence.
Councilmember Jasso has served and held office with the Women’s Council of Dallas County, Kidd Springs Neighborhood Association, Forward Dallas Advisory Committee, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society and the Lecture Luncheon Club of Oak Cliff.
For her hard and consistent work to the community she has been recognized by several organizations, but her most important recognition is the support and appreciation of each City of Dallas citizen.
About the National Diversity Council
The National Diversity Council cultivates a nationwide network of affiliated councils to advance diversity and inclusion by transforming work places and communities into inclusive environments where individuals are valued for their talents and empowered to reach their fullest potential. The NDC serves as the umbrella organization to support statewide and regional affiliates, which foster an understanding of diversity and inclusion as a dynamic strategy for business success and community well-being through various initiatives.