Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk is a justice seeker, community lover, part-time marathoner, and a firm believer in a quality of life for all. She is a life-long Oklahoman and proud tribal citizen of the Seminole Nation, as well as a descendant of the Pawnee, Iowa, Omaha, and Creek Nations as well. Jasha resides in Pawnee with her inspiring spouse and their four children. She has been trusted to serve with the Pawnee/Osage County CASA Program, the Pawnee Seeds Preservation Project & Title VI Elders program, as a parent committee member for Indian Education, the Remember the Ten Run, and as a coach of successful youth basketball and softball teams. She also holds a current place on the boards for two Oklahoma Native grassroots organizations focused on advocacy and empowerment.
When not volunteering to serve others, Jasha works as a Regional Field Director with the Campaign for Smart Justice. She has followed her family alumni legacy at Oklahoma State University, graduating with her Bachelors of Art degree in Liberal Studies. She has plans to continue her academic career in law. She holds professional associations with Oklahoma Academy, N.E.W. (National Education for Women’s) Leadership, Oklahoma Midwives Alliance, Community Action Team of Tulsa, the Coalition for Breastfeeding Advocates (COBA), Greenpeace USA, and Native Organizers Alliance.
Jasha has the passion to lead. She has dedicated her life to pursuing equality, justice, and opportunity for all because she is a firm believer that everyone deserves a right to live their best life. When elected, Jasha will be a voice for all of House District 35. Learn more about Jasha and why she chose to run to represent House District 35.