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Wesley Bishop's Biography

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Full Name:

Wesley T. Bishop

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Shannon; 1 Child: John

JD, Ohio State University, 1995

MPA, University of Mississippi, 1991

BS, Criminal Justice, Southern University at New Orleans, 1990

Senator, Louisiana State Senate, District 4, 2016-2020

Representative, Louisiana State House of Representatives, District 99, 2011-2016

Candidate, Louisiana State House of Representatives, District 101, 1999

Member, Board of Directors, New Orleans International Airport

Member, Democratic Caucus

Member, Louisiana Democratic State Central Committee

Member, Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus

Member, Orleans Delegation

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Southern University at New Orleans, present

Counsel, Spears & Spears Law Firm, present

Legal Counsel, 2nd Congressional District

Managing Partner, Bishop, B. Ray & Associates Consulting Group

Former Department Chair, Criminal Justice, Southern University at New Orleans

Former Professor, Criminal Justice, Southern University at New Orleans

Program Director, Criminal Justice, Southern University at New Orleans

Former Graduate School Dean, Southern University at New Orleans

Member, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, present

Awards:

* Top 30 Future Leaders, Ebony Magazine
* SUNO Alumnus of the Year
* NCEOA and NAFEO National Alumni of the Year
* SWASAP Regional Alumni of the Year
* Loyola University Leader for Life Award
* Fellow, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
* Fellow, Loyola University Institute of Politics
* Fellow, Chevron Corporation Mayoral Fellows Program
* Louisiana Army National Guard Distinguished Service Medal

Fellow, Harvard University, 2009

Father's Name:

Willie Bishop

Mother's Name:

Margie Bishop

Spouse's Occupation:

Attorney

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