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MEDC Elects Officers and Directors

The Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) elected new officers and board members during the membership meeting on July 23, 2010  at the 2010 Summer Conference. They will take office October 1, 2010.

Officers October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011:
President – Christy Knapp, Oxford
President-Elect – Tom Troxler, Brandon
VP – Chamber Development – Barbara Smith, Tupelo
VP – Community Development – Blake Wallace, Jackson
VP – Economic Development – Cliff Brumfield, Brookhaven
Secretary-Treasurer – Tim Mood, Ridgeland
Immediate Past President – Larry Barnett, Gulfport

Directors with terms October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2012:
District 2 – Stephen Surles, Tupelo
District 3 – Judson Thigpen, III, Cleveland
District 4 – Jon Maynard, Starkville
District 6 – J. Britt Herrin, McComb
District 8 – Charlotte Koestler, Wiggins

Current board members whose terms expire September 30, 2011:
District 1 – Sonny Simmons, Batesville
District 5 – Taurus Wright, Jackson
District 7 – Kathy Cloyd, Prentiss
At-Large – Arnie Williams, Gulfport
At-Large – Beth Stevens, Greenwood

Current ex-officio board members not elected by the membership:
MDA Executive Director (ex-officio) – Gray Swoope, Jackson
Mississippi SEDC Director – Lyn Arnold, Tunica
Mississippi SEDC Alternate Director – Kim Richardson, West Point

Carol Hardwick, CAE
Executive Director / COO
Mississippi Economic Development Council, Inc. (MEDC)

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