Office of Advocacy Appoints Janea Jamison to Serve as Regional Advocate for Region 6

SBA Number: 22-08 ADV

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Office of Advocacy in the U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce Janea Jamison has been named Region 6 Advocate. Representing Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico, Jamison will be the link between western small businesses and the Office of Advocacy.

Jamison has over ten years of public service experience. She has developed statewide engagement efforts and created impact through programming and organizational leadership. Her most recent position was leading programming strategies for the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, a Louisiana non-profit centered on social justice work. Previously, Jamison was Legislative Assistant to Councilwoman Erika L. Green (D-5) and Court System Supervisor in Assumption Parish under the leadership of Mayor Ron Animashaun.

“We are excited to have Janea Jamison join the Office of Advocacy,” said Deputy Chief Counsel Major L. Clark III. “Janea is a passionate and driven community advocate, and we look forward to her leadership in Region 6.”

“I am honored to begin this new journey and ensure that small business voices are heard in Washington, D.C.,” said Jamison. “We must continue to create opportunities and access to resources for all small business owners, which is the key to economic growth and development throughout the country.”

The Office of Advocacy has regional advocates in each of the 10 federal regions. This team identifies new issues and concerns of small business owners. They work closely with local government officials, state officials and legislators, and the Chief Counsel for Advocacy to develop programs and policies that support small business growth.

Janea Jamison can be reached at

Created by Congress in 1976, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent voice for small business within the federal government  Appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the Chief Counsel for Advocacy directs the office. The Chief Counsel advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers. Economic research, policy analyses, and small business outreach help identify issues of concern. Regional Advocates and an office in Washington, DC, support the Chief Counsel’s efforts. For more information on the Office of Advocacy, visit, or call (202) 205-6533.

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