Nebraska Chief Administrator Joins NASCA Leadership

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA), an association devoted to state chief administrators (CAOs) has selected a top state government leader from Nebraska, Jason Jackson, Director of Administrative Services, to serve as NASCA’s Research and Policy Committee chair. The Research and Policy Committee, made of state government and private sector thought leaders from around the country, is responsible for setting the direction of the association’s national research and policy agenda.

Jason Jackson was appointed Director of Administrative Services in December 2018. Jason has extensive experience in human resources and administration, currently serving as Governor Ricketts’ Chief Human Resources Officer and Nebraska State Personnel Director. Jason is former administrator of a computer software company and Naval Officer.

“NASCA Research and Policy Committee aims to curate and disseminate best practices, success stories, and case studies and advocate for resources and strategies necessary to modernize state government operations. We are honored to have Jason Jackson, a national leader we have highlighted in past case studies, leading the NASCA Research agenda,” said Jamie Rodgers, NASCA’s Deputy Director. 

“In Nebraska we seek to run government like a business by applying best practices from organizations like NASCA,” said Jackson.  “I’m excited to join NASCA’s leadership and share good government business practices with our member states throughout the country.”

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The National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) is the leading organization advancing professional development and best management solutions for the administrative functions of state government. The association provides state chief administrators with the opportunity to increase their knowledge of state government administration through education, networking and information exchange on state government trends, leading edge innovations, standards and best practices.

NASCA’s mission is to help state chief administrators and their teams strategically transform state government operations through the power of shared knowledge and thought leadership.


Jamie Rodgers
Deputy Director
National Association of State Chief Administrators
(859) 402-9811
[email protected]

Eric Maher
Communication Director
Nebraska Department of Administrative Services
(531) 289-0060
[email protected]


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