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.
Dr. Edward D. Sivak Jr., President
Barbara T. Hilliard, Vice President
Dr. Robert Luckett, Secretary
Frank Figgers, Member
Letitia S. Johnson, Member
Dr. Jeanne Middleton Hairston, Member
Cynthia Thompson, Member