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Jackson, Brenda

From Shelbyville, KY, Brenda Jackson is the first African American woman to lead the Kentucky School Board Association (KSBA), named to the post at the 2005 Annual KSBA Conference; her term ran through February 2007. Her predecessor, John Smith, was the first African American to be president of KSBA. Brenda Jackson, a graduate of Kentucky State University, is a retired employee from state government; for 28 of the 30 years, she was a judicial auditor for the Administrative Office of the Courts. She is a member of the Shelby County Public School Board. For more see T. Miller, "Jackson first African American woman to lead state board group," The Sentinel-News, 06/21/05.


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