2013–2014 Mississippi ACT Council

State Representative
Jay S. Allen, PhD
Vice President
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Jayme Sullivan
Rosa Scott School

Past Chair
Sam Bounds
Executive Director
Mississippi Association of School Superintendents

Phillip Bonfanti
Director of Admission and Scholarships
Mississippi State University

Christy Broome
South Panola High School

Michelle Cresap
Richland High School

David Derrick
Executive Director
Mississippi Association of Independent Schools

Joan Haynes
Associate Executive Director
Mississippi Community College Board

Trina Haynes
Crystal Springs Middle School

Gennine Holley
State Lead, Senior Account Manager
ACT, Inc.

Richard Houston
Director of Counseling & Student Health
Delta State University

Amanda King
Director of Admissions
University of Southern Mississippi

Lea Ann Knight
Director Counseling-Recruitment
Copiah-Lincoln Community College


Dewayne Middleton
Vice President
Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Charlotte Fant Pegues
Assistant Provost, Registrar and Assistant Professor of Leadership and Counselor Education
University of Mississippi

Peal Pennington
Director of Student Affairs
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Jennifer Rogers
Director Student Financial Aid
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning