Jason Eckert, Contracted Project Manager
Jason Eckert joined Vision Serve Alliance as a Contracted Project Manager in September of 2023.
He has 25 years of professional experience in the Blind and Vision Impaired community. He is widely regarded for his skills in working closely with providers and community partners to remove impediments to success and foster the development of innovative, goal-oriented programs.
Jason began his career as a Rehabilitation Counselor providing career services at Lighthouse International (now Lighthouse Guild). In 2000 he joined the New York State Commission for the Blind, where he rose to become Downstate Regional Coordinator, a position he held for seven years.
From 2021 to 2023 Jason served as the Executive Director at the Readers Digest Partners for Sight Foundation.
Jason holds many postgraduate certifications in counseling, has completed several government executive training programs, and received many management and leadership awards. He has lectured widely on topics related to blindness and vision impairment. Jason earned an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Psychology with a secondary field of study in Special Education from The George Washington University.