Jackson Blalock

Community Engagement Specialist


As Community Engagement Specialist at Washington Sea Grant, Jackson furthers community-based and regional-scale resilience efforts to address climate change, coastal hazards, and other environmental changes, with a focus on the rural Pacific coast of Washington State. He helps coordinate  projects, plans, and collaborative activities to produce multiple benefits; connects local efforts to funds, technical support, and other resources; and shares lessons learned with project proponents and policy-makers. 

Jackson is based in South Bend, Washington and sits on the Pacific County Marine Resources Committee. He has a background in landscape architecture (MLA, University of Washington, 2017) and architecture (BA, Clemson University, 2007), in addition to years assisting grassroots efforts in southeast Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.