August 10, 2021: Pamela Jackson: Trustee at OCC

Pamela S. Jackson was elected to the Oakland Community College Board of Trustees in 2016. Her extensive professional roles have ranged from orchestrating a construction project renovating apartments for homeless veterans to construction consultation and college-level teaching. Her consulting firm, Fresh Perspectives, specializes in construction, historic restoration, renovations and prison education. Dr. Jackson’s varied experiences have allowed her to serve Oakland Community College as educator and Board member.
Dr. Jackson’s ties to Oakland Community College are extensive including serving as both Mathematics and Construction and Concrete Construction Management Faculty at the College’s Orchard Ridge Campus for more than 31 years. In these roles, she created and taught a plethora of classes in person and online. In addition, Dr. Jackson’s tenure included active involvement in curriculum and program design, as well as facilities management at the Orchard Ridge Campus.

A respected educator, Dr. Jackson’s teaching extended into program and department leadership. She served as Interim Dean of Academic and Student Services for parts of 1999-2004, where she supervised academic departments at the Orchard Ridge Campus and coordinated budgets, scheduling, and technology room renovations. Prior to that, she served as Math Department Chair and Construction Management Program Coordinator.

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