Advisory Board

Advisory Board Picture

Co-Chairmen

  • Betty Jo Harris, Copiah-Lincoln Community College
  • Lance Harris, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Members of the Advisory Board

  • Ronnie Agnew, Executive Director, Mississippi Public Broadcasting; Jackson, MS
  • Dr. Sandra Barnes, Vice President, Co-Lin Natchez Campus; Natchez, MS
  • James F. Barnett, Jr., former Director of Properties, MS Dept. of Archives & History; Natchez, MS
  • John Bergeron, Co-Owner, Pleasant Hill Bed and Breakfast; Natchez, MS
  • Valerie Bergeron, Co-Owner, Pleasant Hill Bed and Breakfast; Natchez, MS
  • Katie Blount, Director, Miss. Dept. of Archives and History; Jackson, MS
  • Kathleen Bond, Superintendent, Natchez National Historical Park; Natchez, MS
  • Betsy Bradley, Director, Mississippi Museum of Art; Jackson, MS
  • Brett Brinegar, Enrollment & Success Coordinator, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX
  • Carter Burns, Executive Director, Historic Natchez Foundation; Natchez, MS
  • Jennifer Ogden Combs, Past Director of Tourism, City of Natchez; Natchez, MS
  • Missy Couhig, Owner, The Conundrum Books; St. Francisville, LA
  • LaWanda Dickens, Magnolia Literacy Project; Mendenhall, MS
  • Ward Emling, Manager, Bureau of Film and Cultural Heritage, MDA/Tourism; Jackson, MS
  • John Evans, Owner, Lemuria Books; Jackson, MS
  • Sarah Freeman, Owner, MS School of Folk Arts; Natchez, MS
  • Angela Furr, Executive Director, Co-Lin Foundation/Alumni Affairs; Brookhaven, MS
  • Warren Gaines, District 5 Supervisor, Adams Co. Board of Supervisors; Natchez, MS
  • Dan Gibson, Mayor, City of Natchez, MS
  • Chris Goodwin, Director of Special Projects, MS Dept. of Archives and History; Jackson, MS
  • Darryl Grennell, Former Mayor, City of Natchez, MS
  • Stratton Hall, Executive Director of Church Hill Creative Foundation; Natchez, MS
  • Valencia Hall, Board of Aldermen, City of Natchez, MS
  • Alferdteen Harrison, Prof. Emeritus, Jackson State University; Jackson, MS
  • Devin Heath, Director, Visit Natchez; Natchez, MS
  • Dr. Suzanne Hirsch, Executive Director, Mississippi School of the Arts; Brookhaven, MS
  • Greg Iles, Author; Natchez, MS
  • Jarita Frazier King, Owner/Chef, Natchez Heritage School of Cooking; Natchez, MS
  • Dr. Donzell Lee, Provost, Alcorn State; Lorman, MS
  • Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas, President Emeritus, University of Southern Mississippi; Hattiesburg, MS
  • Gerald McRaney, Actor; Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Dr. Ronnie Nettles, Executive Director, MS Community College Foundation; Brandon, MS
  • John Norris, Owner, Crooked Letter Picture Company; Natchez, MS
  • Nina Parikh, Director, Mississippi Film Office; Jackson, MS
  • Beth Richard, Library Director, Co-Lin Natchez Campus; Natchez, MS
  • Dr. Jane Hulon Sims, President of Copiah-Lincoln Community College; Wesson, MS
  • Carolyn Vance Smith, NLCC Founder and Former Co-Chairman; Natchez, MS
  • Paul Sullivan, Attorney, Natchez Legal; Natchez, MS
  • Clifton L. Taulbert, President, Building Community Institute.; Tulsa, OK
  • William Terrell, Publisher, The Bluff City Post; Natchez, MS
  • Emily Williams, Past NLCC Co-Chair/Marketing Strategist at Listen Up Y'all Media; Natchez, MS
  • Dr. Charles Reagan Wilson, Professor Emeritus, University of Mississippi; Oxford, MS
  • Charles Wright, Member of the Richard Wright Family; Natchez, MS