Blake Jackson was recently elected to serve a two-year term as Region 8 Director on the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) Board of Directors. Jackson fills a vacancy created by Sal.Lee Sasser-Williams’ election as Secretary of the ANHA Board of Directors.
Jackson is administrator of Wiregrass Rehab Center & Nursing Home in Geneva, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Alabama. He is the third generation of his family to be involved in long-term care, and is continuing his family’s legacy of service by stepping into a leadership role. His grandfather, Rev. George Jackson, served on the board of directors. His father, Eddie Jackson, is a past chairman of the ANHA.
ANHA.org recently talked with Jackson about his election and plans. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation.