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Queen's University

George Jackson, Artsci’85
President, QUAA and Chair, Board of Directors

[Photo of George Jackson]George was born in Simcoe, ON at the beginning of J.A. Corry’s term as Queen's 13th Principal. Graduated with a BA in Political Studies. His first year residence was MacNeil House. George played four years with the Football Gaels. Along with his time on the QUAA Board, George has also recently served as chair of the Queen's University Council on Athletics and Recreation. He is also on the Queen’s Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching selection Committee

George is an Associate Facilitator with the Executive Decision Centre. Over the last dozen years George has worked with many groups designing and conducting meetings and workshops. He is particularly interested in innovation for business along with discovery-driven planning. George has led sessions on strategic thinking, team building, and scenario planning. He has worked with over 200 organizations in the private, public and not for profit sectors. Some of his clients include Honeywell, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Big Sisters of Canada, Queen’s Campus Bookstore, Empire Life, AT&T, and Hewlett-Packard.

Prior to joining the Centre, he was a member of the team that helped Queen's University raise over $100 million in the Challenge Campaign. He assisted the Kingston United Way in redeveloping Leadership Development Services, a professional development service for the boards of local non-profit organizations.

George remains a big fan of the Gaels, and was there when Queen's battled back against the University of Calgary to win the 2009 Vanier Cup, and revenge his team’s  loss to the Dinos in the 1983 Vanier Cup.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

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