Hon. Kula L. Jackson (Commissioner)
Hon. Kula L. Jackson hails from Bong County and has the following educational and professional background: He holds a BA and an LLB from the Louis Arthur Grimes of Law, University of Liberia. Hon. Jackson has worked in the following capacities: Attorney-At-Law (Circuit Courts of Liberia) and a member of the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) and Secretary of the Bong County Local Bar. He served as Program Officer for Land Law Reform at the former Land Commission (LC), and later In-House Counsel for the Liberia Land Authority (LLA). The honorable commissioner acquired experience as an Associate at Heritage Partners & Associate Inc., one of Liberia’s leading law firms. He also served as a National Facilitator for NGO Coalition of Liberia, a consortium of Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) and local Non-Governmental Organizations (LNGOs) advocacy group working on ensuring transparency, good governance, and accountability in the natural resources sector of Liberia.
Hon. Jackson served as Chairman of the National Benefits Sharing Trust Board (NBSTB) for the communities affected by logging operations in Liberia. The Land Policy and Planning Commissioner taught Social Science at the University of Liberia as a teaching Assistant and later from 2012 – 2018 he served as Chairman of the Social Science Department. He specializes in negotiation, facilitation on land governance, human rights as well as environmental protection.