Rod Jackson is an Advisory Panel Member of the National Indigenous Knowledges Education Research Innovation Institute at Deakin University. He is a Member of the Rail Tunnel Aboriginal Advisory Council, the Board of Australian Football League SportsReady and the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll Advisory Panel. He is a Reconciliation Adviser to both the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation and City West Water. Rod is a Board Director of the Indigenous Trajectory of the Emotional Well-Being Institute - Geneva.
Rod is an experienced leader of national and Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations. He is a Respected Person/Elder on the County and Magistrates Courts, and volunteers with the Independent Prisoner Program.