MAE Leadership

Board of Directors

The Mississippi Association of Educators is governed by MAE Board of Directors, which is chaired by the MAE President.

MAE members are elected to serve on the board by fellow Association members in regions across the state.

Officers

  • Erica Jones, President
  • Darein Spann, Vice President
  • Suzanne Smith, Secretary-Treasurer

Northeast

  • Stephanie Gregg
  • Jennifer Pratt

East Central

  • Zimiko Turner
  • Vacant

Northwest

  • Robin Avant
  • Erica Avent

Delta

  • Bakari Shead
  • Lester Dempsey

Southwest

  • Jillian Elthridge
  • Lerenda Dixon

Gulf Coast

  • Louise Smith
  • Angela Sievers

Capitol

  • Stacey Billger
  • Mary Welch

Others

  • Joyce Helmick, Immediate Past President
  • Christopher Stevens, NEA Director
  • Stacey Billger, Alternate NEA Director
  • Telitha Ball, Administrator At Large
  • Debbie Moore, Education Support Professional
  • Jean Green, Higher Education
  • Vera Watson, Retired
  • Preston Parr, MAE-SP

Staff Liaisons to the Board

  • Tyrone C. Hendrix, Executive Director
  • Felicia H. Williams, Executive Assistant