Paulette Jackson, vice president, development, has more than 25 years of experience in the area of higher education fund development. In her current position, Paulette is responsible for directing a $21 million annual campaign supporting national strategic initiatives from corporate, foundations, high net worth individuals, and various grassroots constituencies. In addition, she leads the organization’s efforts in direct response, donor management and development operations.
Paulette has a master of arts in philanthropy and development from St. Mary's University of Minnesota and a bachelor of science in psychology from Cameron University in Oklahoma. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Planned Giving Design Center Network and the Association of Advancement Services Professionals. Formerly a member of the Matching Gift Advisory Council for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), she was a contributor on the CASE 2005 Matching Gift Administration publication, Examining the Evolving World of Matching Gifts.
Paulette currently serves as a volunteer member for the Washington, DC, Chamber of Commerce's Business Growth and Development Committee and Workforce Development Committee. Active in her church, she is a volunteer on its scholarship and hospitality committees.