Board Members and Meetings

Elected Officers and Representatives, 2021-2023


Charles Araujo, MSW, LCSW, ACSW 2023

Angela Savage,DSW, MSW, LMSW 2025

Vice President
Veronica Knowles, MSW, LCSW 2024

Ludia Jackson, MSW 2023

Graduate Student Representative
Amanda Frison 2023
Mississippi Valley State University-Social Work Program

Undergraduate Student Representative
Trinity Woodson 2023
Mississippi State University-Meridian Social Work Department

Regional Representatives

Southern Representative

Shelia Rivers, DSW, LCSW 2023

Northern Representative
Jerry Watson, PhD, LCSW, MBA

Committee Chairs/Co-Chairs, 2021-2023

Chair/Co-Chairs/Liaisons- Non-Voting(2023)

*mandated by national

*Chapter Ethics Committee, Chair

Jacqueline Loggins, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Fighting for Equality through Education and Dialogue (F.R.E.E.D.)

Reginald Virgil, Chair

PACE Committee

Dr. Angela Savage

International Committee

Vince Venturini, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Macro Social Work Committee, Chair

Dr. Valtreasa Tolliver-Cook, Co-Chair
Dr. Anna Lyn Whitt

Membership/Social Media, Chair

Kristen Davis-White, MSW, LMSW

Social Justice Committee

Ms. Veronica Knowles, Co-Chair
Dr. Michael Forster

School Social Work Committee

Dr. Andrea Germany

Student-Faculty Liaison Committee

Dr. Patricia Cruz, Co-Chair
Ms. Debra Butler, MSW, LCSW

Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification (CNLI)

Representative I
Kristen Davis White, LMSW 2023

Representative II
Jacqueline Loggins, MSW, LCSW 2023

Representative III
Alissa Hebert-Wallace, MSW, LCSW-S 2023

Call for Nominations

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FY 2022-2023 Board Meeting Schedule

Upcoming Dates

  • August 20, 2022 (virtual)
  • August 20, 2022 (virtual)
  • November 5, 2022 (virtual)
  • Jan 28, 2023 (virtual)
  • Feb 18, 2023 (virtual)
  • June 3, 2023 (TBD)

Our Mission

Our mission statement is “to support, promote, and advocate for professional social work practice, practitioners and the social work profession, and to improve the quality of life of the people of Mississippi