James (Eric) Jackson
Human Resource Development, MU Extension
1100 S. College
Columbia, MO 65211
Eric Jackson is an educational leader. He has worked as both a youth and adult educator, as the director of the education department for a non-profit, and as both staff supervisor and volunteer manager for over 14 years. More recently, Eric served as a 4-H Youth Specialist for the University of Missouri Extension, working closely with volunteer leaders across three counties. As a 4-H Specialist, Eric continued his role as youth and adult educator, and assumed a larger role in volunteer development and management in three counties. During his career, he has developed and delivered classes and workshops to youth, adults and professional educators. He has presented at a national conference for youth educators, as well as taught credit courses to education professionals. In each role, Eric collaborated with professionals to develop and deliver training to volunteers and the staff who manage them.