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Don B. Cannada
Barksdale Management Corporation

Chairman, MPB Foundation 

George B. Ready
George B. Ready Attorneys

Vice Chairman, MPB Foundation 

Jon C. Turner CPA
BKD, LLP (Retired Partner)

Darden H. North MD
Jackson Healthcare for Women

Grace P. Lee
Founder, Retired President
Trilogy Communications, Inc.

Andrew Mallinson
Multicraft International

Nora-Frances McRae
Community Volunteer

Paul M. Rocconi MD
Board of Trustees, the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, and Forrest County

George Penick
Head of School, Retired
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

Melvin V. Priester Jr.
Priester Law Firm, PLLC


Danielle Cox Morgan

Mississippi Tourism Association

John Cocke

Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

Cynthia Sutton

Executive Director, Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau

Shawn Mackey 

Deputy Exe Director, Miss Community College Board


Royal Aills

Executive Director, MPB