Frances Calloway Jackson served as Executive Director of Youth Development Services in Wichita for 30 years. Born in Dodge City and educated at St. Mary of the Plains, Jackson became involved with the social, political and cultural fiber of Wichita. She devoted her career to leadership in citizen participation, community activism and service to youth, their families and other vulnerable groups victimized by poverty and discrimination. She served as Dean of School of Christian Mission for the United Methodist Church, president of the Wichita YWCA, Sedgwick County Democratic Women and the Kansas Federation of Democratic Women. She hosted “Voices from the Village” on 95.9 FM radio. Currently, Jackson is Queen Mother of the African American Council of Elders.