Board Members & Officers

2018 - 2019 OFFICERS

Page Ogden, Natchez, President
Former President and CEO, Britton & Koontz Bank

Charles Westmoreland, Cleveland, Vice President
Associate Professor of History, Delta State University

William "Brother" Rogers, Brandon, Secretary-Treasurer
Director of Programs & Communication Division, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Susannah J. Ural, Hattiesburg, Immediate Past President
Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Toby Bates (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi State University, Meridian
Christian Pinnen (2018-2021)
Assistant Professor, History and Political Society, Mississippi College, Clinton
Marshall Bennett (2016-2019)
Former State Treasurer of Mississippi
Brian A. Pugh (2016-2019)
Deputy Executive Director, Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration
William J. Bowlin (2017-2020)
Political Science and History, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville
James L. (Jimmy) Robertson (2018-2021)
Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice
Shennette M. Garrett-Scott (2018-2021)
Assistant Professor of History & African American Studies, University of Mississippi, Oxford
Stephanie R. Rolph (2018-2021)
Associate Professor of History, Millsaps College, Jackson
Rolando Herts (2016-2019)
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, Delta State University, Cleveland
Alysia Burton Steele (2016-2019)
Assistant Professor of Journalism, Meek School of Journalism & New Media, University of Mississippi, Oxford
Erin M. Kempker (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
Deanne L. Stephens (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History and History Pedagogy,​ University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
LaToya Norman (2018-2021)
General Manager, African American Military Museum, Hattiesburg
Marks "Mc" Sokolosky-Wixon (2018-2020)
Executive Director, LaPointe-Krebs Foundation, Pascagoula
Dierdre S. Payne (2018-2021)
Retired ExxonMobile marketing specialist, Jackson
Rebecca A. Tuuri (2018-2020)
Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
Otis W. Pickett (2016-2019)
Assistant Professor, History and Political Science, Mississippi College, Clinton
Mona Vance-Ali (2016-2019)
Archivist, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, Columbus