Jackson Parr

Communications & Program Manager

Jackson is responsible for WFX’s workshop coordination, communication and outreach, and project delivery.
Mr. Parr is an experienced water researcher and science communicator who has spent his career at the intersection of water resources and community development. He was a Fellow at Wisconsin Sea Grant within the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he worked with communities on flood resilience planning in coastal Great Lakes cities. He was also a research associate at the North Central Region Water Network and University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, where he helped create a framework for state-level policy interventions to address water quality and quantity challenges in Mississippi River Basin through collaborative watershed governance systems. He was formerly a newspaper editor covering Great Lakes communities in northeast Wisconsin. He holds a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and a Masters in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.