|Name||Lisa P. Jackson|
East Windsor, New Jersey , United States
|| February 08, 1962
|Last Modifed||Juan Croniqueur|
Nov 30, 2015 09:17pm
|Info||Lisa P. Jackson is a member of Governor of New Jersey Jon S. Corzine's cabinet. She currently serves as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), having been sworn in to office on February 28, 2006. On October 24, 2008, Governor Corzine announced that Jackson will take over as his Chief of Staff, effective December 1, 2008, succeeding Bradley Abelow. |
Before her nomination by Governor of New Jersey Jon S. Corzine, Jackson served as the NJDEP’s Assistant Commissioner for Land Use Management during 2005. Jackson headed numerous programs including Land Use Regulation, Water Supply, Geological Survey, Water Monitoring and Standards, and Watershed Management. She focused on developing a system of incentives for stimulating the right growth in the right places. Under her leadership, the NJDEP crafted regulatory standards for implementing the landmark Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act.
Jackson joined the DEP in March 2002 as Assistant Commissioner of Compliance and Enforcement after 16 years with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), initially at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more recently at its regional office in New York City.
A native of New Orleans, Jackson earned a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Princeton University. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Tulane University’s School of Chemical Engineering. Jackson resides in East Windsor with her husband Kenny and their two sons.
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