Sabra Jackson Richard was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She resided in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the majority of her youth and received her formative education in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Mrs. Richard attended Grambling State University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in English and in Speech and Drama.
Upon graduation, Mrs. Richard worked in the East Baton Rough School System as a High School instructor for one year. She was subsequently employed by the Federal Government through the Social Security Administration, and retired from that agency after 35 years of faithful service in January 2007. During her tenure with the Social Security Administration, and because of her many talents, Mrs. Richard served the agency in a variety of positions; claims representative, contact representative, lead instructor for the regional training center giving oversight training of employees in the Supplemental Security Program, and she served as an expert program specialist in the Dallas Regional Office.
Mrs. Richard’s personal church service has included; deaconess, member of the Marriage Ministry, Lay Pre-Marital Counselor, Small Group Facilitator for married couples and women. Mrs. Richard became a member of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship on March 8, 2015.
Mrs. Richard enjoys retirement by engaging in a variety of activities including: travel, book club membership, Small Group Bible study, and spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. Richard is a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and a Diamond Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is married to Michael R. Richard. Sabra and Michael reside in Rowlett, Texas they have five (5) children and twelve (12) grandchildren.