Board Members & Officers

2024 - 2025 Officers

Rebecca Tuuri, Hattiesburg, Vice President
Associate Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi

Roscoe Barnes III, Natchez, Vice President
Cultural Heritage Tourism Manager, Visit Natchez

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

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

Board of Directors

DeeDee Baldwin (2023-2026)
History Librarian, Mississippi State University
Jean Greene (2023-2026)
Utica Institute Museum, Hinds Community College-Utica Campus
Barbara N. Boschert (2022-2025)
Delta State University, Cleveland
Sharelle Grim (2023-2026)
History Instructor, Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead
Tony Bounds (2024-2027)
College Archivist, Tougaloo College, Jackson
Anne Marshall (2022-2025)
Executive Director, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University
Kasey Daugherty (2024-2027)
Youth Educator, The Max, Meridian
Brian Perry (2023-2026)
Chief of Staff, Commissioner Andy Gipson, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Heather Denne' (2024-2027)
Director, Community Engagement, Jackson State University
Malika Polk-Lee (2024-2027)
Executive Director, BB King Museum, Indianola
Kristi DiClemente (2024-2027)
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
Rory Robin Rafferty Jr. (2023-2026)
President, Pass Christian Historical Society
Linda Fondren (2024-2027)
Catfish Row Museum, Vicksburg
Perry Sansing (2022-2025)
Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Government Affairs, University of Mississippi
Sylvia Gist (2023-2026)
President and Executive Director, Migration Heritage Foundation, Durant
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