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MMSA board officers, members set

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) recently held its annual meeting and awards luncheon in downtown Jackson. Among the agenda was the passing of the gavel to new MMSA board president Randy Burchfield of Tupelo.

Burchfield will serve a two-year term (2010-2012), following Chuck Ueltschey of Gulfport, 2008-2010 board president.

Burchfield serves as senior vice president and director of marketing for BancorpSouth in Tupelo.

Besides being active on the MMSA board, Burchfield is past president of the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association.

The 2010 MMSA Board executive officers include: Burchfield; immediate past president Ueltschey, Mississippi Power Company; and, president-elect and treasurer Barry Plunkett, entrepreneur.

The 2010 board includes: Billy Wiseman, board member emeritus; Leland Speed, Eastgroup/Parkway Properties; Steve Kelly, Entergy; Bill Andrews, Viking Corporation; Kay Miller, Biloxi Main Street; Hibbett Neel, Neel-Schaffer; Bill Scruggs, St. Dominic Health Services; Suzanne Smith, Renasant Bank; and, Lynn Ryals, Tunica Main Street.

Permanent board members are H.T. Holmes, Mississippi Department of Archives and History and Jim West, College of Architecture, Art and Design at Mississippi State University. Designated representatives to the board are Ken P’Pool, Mississippi Department of Archives and History and John Poros, The Carl Small Town Center at Mississippi State University. Ex officio members include Gray Swoope, Joy Foy and Alex Thomas of the Mississippi Development Authority.

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