Jackson-Sears, Pandora(born: 1963)
Born in Madisonville, KY, Jackson-Sears is the daughter of Larry and Vivian Lewis. President and owner of Jackson-Sears and Associates, she has over 17 years of minority and women's business development and diversity experience. Beginning in July 2013, she has been the Assistant Principal at Oldham County (KY) Public Schools.
In 2003, Gov. Paul Patton appointed her to the Kentucky Commission on the Small Business Advocacy Board. She is also an elementary school teacher in Louisville and author of dipped in milk: conversations between an African-American son and his mother, which examines African American males raised in the suburbs and their struggle to fit in with their inner-city peers.
For more see S. Bartholomy, "Parents face split decision," Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, 5/5/2004, B section, p. 1.