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Past Chairs and Presidents

Leadership

Leadership Jackson could not exist without the leadership of our Leadership Jackson Alumni Association presidents and Leadership Jackson class chairs. We are grateful for their commitment to this program and their dedication to the future of the city of Jackson. 

Leadership Jackson Past Chairs

  • 2020 Russ McKelvey
  • 2019 Russ McKelvey & Shelby Matthis
  • 2018 Pierre DeVentre
  • 2017 Sarah Johnson
  • 2016 Jon Ewing
  • 2015 Angie Callicoatt
  • 2014 Josh Clarke
  • 2013 Landon Preston
  • 2012 Ty Cowles
  • 2011 Dr. Beverly Absher
  • 2010 Greg Parsons
  • 2009 John Myers
  • 2008 Alton Coleman
  • 2007 Tommy Borgognoni
  • 2006 Dr. Keith Absher
  • 2005 Jack Matthis
  • 2004 Dee Leggett
  • 2003 Martin Jelinek
  • 2002 Cathy Sudbury
  • 2001 Walt Powell
  • 2000 Dr. Kina Mallard & Pat Carrington
  • 1999 Pat Carrington
  • 1998 Dr. Kina S. Mallard
  • 1997 Jay Satterfield
  • 1996 Tracey King
  • 1995 Charles A. Garrett, II
  • 1994 Rebecca W. Hayes
  • 1993 William A. Kipp
  • 1992 Cathy Hanley
  • 1991 Robert Dailey III
  • 1990 Robert Dailey III
  • 1989 Gil Fletcher
  • 1988 Barbara Petersen
  • 1987 Billy C. Kail
  • 1986 Benton W. Gachet
  • 1985 Carole J. Brown
  • 1984 Brad Warthen
  • 1983 Charles Watlington
  • 1982 David O. Smith
  • 1981 John W. Williams
  • 1980 Harbert Alexander
  • 1979 Harbert Alexander

LJAA Past Presidents

  • 2020 Cassandra Fuller
  • 2019 Jack Matthis
  • 2018 Jinny Culpepper
  • 2017 Dr. Beverly Absher-Bone
  • 2015 Anna Page
  • 2016 Greg Parsons
  • 2014 John Myers
  • 2013 Amy Griffin
  • 2012 Chris Ramey
  • 2011 Jeffery Head
  • 2010 Hope Cooper
  • 2009 Dr. Keith Absher
  • 2008 Jack Matthis
  • 2007 Cynthia Pflaum
  • 2006 Regetta Nelson
  • 2005 Kim Jones
  • 2004 Kim Jones
  • 2003 Jess June
  • 2002 Dr. Kina Mallard
  • 2001 Mike Gardner
  • 2000 Tommy Nanney
  • 1999 Bob Smith
  • 1998 Diane Abbott
  • 1997 Gil Petty
  • 1996 Ed Dugger
  • 1995 Karen Looney
  • 1994 Tina Glasgow
  • 1993 Greg Flanagan
  • 1992 Laura Coughlin-Looper
  • 1991 Jim Watson
  • 1990 Cindy Cary
  • 1989 Laura Coughlin
  • 1989 Laura Coughlin
  • 1988 Amanda Allen
  • 1987 Danny Lester
  • 1986 Charles Watlington
  • 1965 Charles Watlington