Mississippi

Commissioner

Kristen Windham

Primary Point of Contact

Kristen Windham
Policy Advisor
Office of Governor Tate Reeves
550 High Street
Sillers Building, 19th Floor
Jackson, MS 39201
Kristen.Windham@GovReeves.ms.gov, ph 601.941.7353

School Liaison(s)

Air Force
Amber Meiborg
School Liaison
Columbus Air Force Base
Amber.meiborg@us.af.mil ph (662) 434-2792
Website: https://www.columbusafbliving.com/school-liaison-office/

Gerald Cross
School Liaison
Kessler Air Force Base
gerald.cross.1@us.af.mil ph (228) 376-8505
Website: https://www.discoverkeesler.com/school-liaison

Navy
Mona Odom
School Liaison
Gulfport Construction Batallion
GulfportSL@us.navy.mil, ph (228) 871-2117
Website: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrse/installations/ncbc_gulfport/ffr/support_services/families/school_liaison.html

Larry Mullins
School Liaison
Meridian Naval Air Station
MeridianSL@us.navy.mil,  ph (601) 679-2473
Website: https://www.navymwrmeridian.com/programs/e814854a-a03f-47e9-ab2b-485f24551b35

Seal of Mississippi

Chief State School Officer

Dr. Carey M. Wright, State Superintendent, Mississippi Department of Education

Military/DOD Representative

CAPT Jeffery Powell, Commander NCBC Gulfport

State Council Members

Ms. Kristen Windham, MIC3 MS State Commissioner
State Representative Richard Bennett, House Education Chair
Dr. Kim Benton, MDE Superintendent
Mr. Marcus Boudreaux, Biloxi Superintendent
Dr. Dexter Brookins, Bureau Director, JROTC
State Senator Dennis Debar, Senate Education Chair
State Representative Kevin Felsher
Ms. Linda Gates, Civilian Columbus, MS
Mr. PJ Waldrop, Military Liaison, Governor Tate Reeves


Ex-Officio Members

Military Representative to the Council – CAPT Jeffery Powell, Commander NCBC Gulfport & USDOD Military Representative
Mr. Gerry Cross, School Liaison, Kessler Air Force Base
Mr. Larry Mullins, School Liaison, Meridian Naval Air Station
Ms. Amber Meiborg, School Liaison, Columbus Air Force Base
Ms. Mona Odom, School Liaison, Gulfport Naval Air Station

State Council Meeting

August 12, 2022, 9:00 -11:00 AM CT (Virtual Meeting)
Agenda

End of Year Report

Resources

State Profile