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

  • Jennifer Pratt
  • Taffie Ray

East Central

  • Casey Clarke
  • April Larkin

Northwest

  • Robin Avant
  • LaShana Middleton

Delta

  • Bakari Shead
  • VACANT

Southwest

  • Vacant
  • Lerenda Dixon

Gulf Coast

  • Donna Holifield
  • Jeremy Moore

Capital

  • Stacey Billger-Turgeon
  • Bonnie Brown

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
  • Karla Turner-Bailey, Higher Education
  • Vera Watson, Retired

Staff Liaisons to the Board

  • Antonio Castanon Luna, Executive Director
  • Allice Lattimore, Executive Assistant