Board Members & Officers

2019 - 2020 OFFICERS

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

Marshall Bennett, Jackson, Vice President
Former State Treasurer of Mississippi

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

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


Toby Bates (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi State University, Meridian
LaToya Norman (2018-2021)
General Manager, African American Military History Museum, Hattiesburg
Carter Burns (2019-2022)
Executive Director, Historic Natchez Foundation
Dierdre S. Payne (2018-2021)
Retired ExxonMobile marketing specialist, Jackson
William J. Bowlin (2017-2020)
Political Science and History, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville
Christian Pinnen (2018-2021)
Assistant Professor, History and Political Science, Mississippi College, Clinton
Wilma E. Mosley Clopton (2019-2022)
NMHS Unlimited Film Productions, Tougaloo
James L. (Jimmy) Robertson (2018-2021)
Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice
Angela Cockerham (2019-2022)
State Representative, Magnolia
Stephanie R. Rolph (2018-2021)
Associate Professor of History, Millsaps College, Jackson
Shennette M. Garrett-Scott (2018-2021)
Assistant Professor of History & African American Studies, University of Mississippi, Oxford
Deanne L. Stephens (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History and History Pedagogy,​ University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
Missy Jones (2019-2022)
Visiting Instructor, History and Political Science, Mississippi College, Clinton
Marks "Mc" Sokolosky-Wixon (2018-2020)
Executive Director, LaPointe-Krebs Foundation, Pascagoula
Erin M. Kempker (2017-2020)
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
Angela D. Stewart (2019-2022)
Archivist, Margaret Walker Center, Jackson State University
Jennifer McGillan (2019-2022)
Coordinator of Manuscripts, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Rebecca A. Tuuri (2018-2020)
Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg