Board Members & Officers

2022 - 2023 Officers

Daphne R. Chamberlain, Tougaloo, President
Associate Professor of History, Tougaloo College

William J. Bowlin, Booneville, Vice President
Instructor, Government and History, Northeast Mississippi Community College

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

Stephanie Rolph, Jackson, Immediate Past President
Associate Professor of History, Millsaps College


Board of Directors

Roscoe Barnes III (2022-2025)
Cultural Heritage Tourism Director, Visit Natchez

Amanda Clay Powers (2021-2024)
Professor and Dean of Library Services, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
La Shon F. Brooks (2020-2023)
Vice President of Strategy, Delta Health Alliance, Stoneville
Jeff R. Rosenberg (2021-2024)
MS Coast NHA Historic Preservation Coordinator, MS Dept. of Marine Resources, Biloxi
Barbara N. Boschert (2022-2025)
Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale
Perry Sansing (2022-2025)
Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Government Affairs, University of Mississippi
Kelly Cantrell (2020-2023)
Instructor, East Mississippi Community College, Scooba
Ryan Schilling (2020-2023)
Instructor, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston
Joyce Dixon-Lawson (2021-2024)
Curator of Research and Genealogy (retired), MDAH, Jackson
TJ Taylor (2022-2025)
Executive Director, Mississippi Cable Television Association, Jackson
Keena Nichelle Graham (2022-2025)
Superintendent, Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument, Jackson
Rebecca A. Tuuri (2020-2023)
Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
April Holm (2021-2024)
Associate Professor of History, University of Mississippi, Oxford
Jen Waller (2020-2023)
Director, Coahoma County Higher Education Center/Cutrer Mansion, Clarksdale
Anne Marshall (2022-2025)
Executive Director, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University
Marcus D. Ward (2020-2023)
Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Alcorn State University