The Jackson Public School District is governed by the Board of Trustees, a dedicated panel representing a cross-section of the city of Jackson. Each member is appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council to represent the schools in each of the city's seven wards.
Ms. Letitia S. Johnson, President
Dr. Edward D. Sivak Jr., Vice President
Ms. Barbara T. Hilliard, Secretary
Mr. Frank Figgers, Member
Dr. Robert Luckett, Member
Dr. Jeanne Middleton Hairston, Member
Ms. Cynthia Thompson, Member