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Tiffany Jackson – Sand Point, Alaska
Tiffany Jackson was born and raised in Sand Point, Alaska and is a member of the Qagan Tayagungin Tribe. Her parents are Dick and Edith Jacobsen, and she is married to Charles Jackson. She and Charles have three children: Wolf (16), Hawk (10), and Willow (4). Tiffany studied at Stanford University and American Sentinel University.
Tiffany is a strong, effective leader and advocate for children and public education across the local, state, and national levels. She currently serves as the President of the Aleutians East Borough School Board; the President of the Association of Alaska School Boards; and the Pacific Region Director for the National School Board Association. In April 2016, she was the first Alaska Native/Native American elected to the NSBA Board of Directors in its 75 year history.
In her many leadership positions, Tiffany has provided a powerful voice for Alaska Native students. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Qagan Tayagungin Tribe. Among her many accomplishments in this role, she has worked to grow the Tribe’s business to provide greater scholarship support, training, and employment opportunities for Tribal students.
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