House District 86
Rep. Barbara Cooper: In 2018: Sponsored no (0) bills keyed by TLRC. Co-sponsored one (1) bills keyed by TLRC. Voted for the Gas Tax.
Barbara Ward Cooper
Rep. Cooper has three children, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is a retired educator, community relations specialist, and parent coordinator. She is a member of the Education Leadership Council, Shelby County Democratic Women, Social Action Committee (St. Augustine Church), Co-Convener, African American People's Organization, NAACP, Women in Government, National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), Southwest Community Education Advisory Committee Committee, National Council of Negro Women, Shelby County Section SAC Chair, Cooper/Jones Initiative, Citizens for Better Service, Tennessee Dispensing Opticians Association, Tennessee Tourism Roundtable, Kennedy Democratic Organization (KDO), CIO Labor Council, Memphis Area Association of Governments Board (MAAG), Downtown Memphis Commission Board, S/W Forum on Taxes, Thirteenth Documentary Cultural Awareness, Neighborhood Clean Up in Public Safety, Transportation: A Way out of Poverty, and secretary of the Shelby County Delegation.