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Dr. Douglass Jackson

Dr. Douglass JacksonDr. Jackson is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington’s School of Dentistry where he is also a member of the admissions committee. He also serves as strategic advisor on the Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority in Seattle.

"Education has been an important part of my life, and now that I know how much I took it for granted, I am committed to being an advocate for those who can't do it for themselves, especially in the arena of higher education that I know well," Dr. Jackson said.

A Shoreline resident, Dr. Jackson received the appointment from Gov. Jay Inslee on Feb. 9, 2015 through Sept. 30, 2017. He attended his first Board of Trustees meeting on March 18. All trustees are gubernatorial appointments for five-year terms which must be confirmed by the state Senate. Trustees may serve up to two consecutive terms. In this case, Jackson was appointed to Pos. 4 to complete the term vacated by the resignation of former trustee Tayloe Washburn.