Ollie Overton is a lifelong resident of Alexandria and represents District F which includes a portion of the City of Alexandria and Town of Lecompte. Mr. Overton is also a Democrat.
Ollie is married to Marie M. Overton and they have four children, Angela, Aasha (Aaj), Ayesha (Andi) and Brent.
He is a graduate of Peabody High School. Labor Management Training Teamster Education Department Labor Education, University of Arkansas (Little Rock). Labor Management Education Department Roadway Express. Graduate of George Meany School of Labor. Police Investigation, Police Sensitivity, Ethics and Integrity through Magnolia State Peace Officers Association.
He is retired from Roadway Express where he worked for 34 years as a driver sales representative and safety and defensive driver instructor.
Ollie is a member of Acme Lodge No. 43, member of Magnolia State Peace Officer Association, member of War Horse Tailgate Association, retired member of Teamster Local 568, and served three terms as President of International Brotherhood of Teamster Local 568 and Joint Council 80. He served on the Board of Directors for Cenla Community Action Committee, Chaired its Parish wide Advisory Council and a member of Mount Triumph Baptist Church.
Ollie is the Past President of Rapides Parish Police Jury. Past member of Central LA Regional Infrastructure Beltway Commission, member of Transportation Policy Committee, and member of the Rapides Area Planning Commission
He currently serves as Chairman of the Grants, Economic Planning and Development Committee and also serves on the Finance Committee; Public Works, Watershed and Agricultural Affairs Committee; Workforce Development and Municipal Liaison Committee; Courthouse and Tourism Committee; Parochial Board Liaison and Legal Committee; Personnel, Elections and Health Committee; and Insurance, Ambulance, Fire and Homeland Security Committee of the Rapides Parish Police Jury.
Ollie is a member of the National Association of County Officials where he serves on the Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee and also a member of the National Association of Black County Officials.