Dan Jackson is a native of Houston, Texas who earned a B.A. degree in history from the University of Texas at Austin and a MEd degree from the University of St. Thomas, Houston. He served as faculty in social sciences in Spring Independent School District for 20 years prior to joining John Daugherty Realtors in Houston as an agent in residential sales. He has served or is serving on the Board of St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Houston, the Directors Council of Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas Austin, the UT Forum Excellence Fund Committee, and the Zach Theatre Board of Trustees Executive Committee (Chair, Education Committee).
His social, community and other affiliations include Westwood Country Club, Headliners Club, Tuesday Club, UT Forum, Human Rights Campaign Federal Club Council, UT Performing Arts Benefactor Circle, Zach Theatre’s Great Scott Director’s Circle (Executive Producer Plus) and Standing Ovation Society, the UT Ex-Students’ Association (Texas Exes) – Life Member, the UT Littlefield Society and the UT Chancellor’s Council, associate member, National Alliance of Musical Theatre, and Partner – Ballet Austin.
His spouse is a retired Professor of the Baylor College of Medicine (Houston).