Peggy M. Jackson, DPA, CPCU, is an author, consultant, and nationally recognized lecturer on risk management, business continuity planning, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. She is a Principal with Peg Jackson & Associates in San Francisco, CA. Her specialty areas include Done in a Day® risk management and business continuity planning as well as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for nonprofit organizations. Dr. Jackson has written or coauthored nine books on risk management, business continuity planning, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for nonprofit and small business audiences for publishers John Wiley & Sons and BEW. Her books, Sarbanes-Oxley for Nonprofits and Risk Management and Contingency Planning: Done in a Day Strategies won honorable mention at the 2007 Nonprofit Management Association Book Awards.
Dr. Jackson earned a doctorate in public administration (DPA) from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and holds the professional designation of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). She designed the Jackson Risk Management Model© as part of an award-winning doctoral dissertation on risk management techniques. She is a member of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, the Los Angeles Chapter of the CPCU Society, Small Business California and an Associate Member of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).
Paul C. Jackson,DM, PE. is an experienced educator and engineer. He has served as a faculty member, department chair, and Academic Support Dean at a campus of the California State University system and as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at a community college. While a Dean, he also served as the institution’s Accreditation Liaison Officer to the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). He has been a Commissioner of the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and is currently a Commissioner of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. He has served on the WASC Substantive Change Committee and on the WASC Annual Meeting planning committee.
Dr. Jackson earned a Doctor of Management in Community College Policy from the University of Maryland University College. His dissertation research focused on faculty development for professional practitioners who have accepted teaching assignments as adjunct faculty. In addition to his doctorate, he has an Ocean Engineer (OE) degree and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in California and Virginia.