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Tucker gets Mississippi Main Street post

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Lori Tucker

Lori Tucker of Baldwyn, Miss. has been elected the 2015-2016 Manager Representative of the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors.

Tucker has served as the Director of the Baldwyn Main Street Chamber since 2008.

The MMSA board is made up of a statewide group of business, government and community leaders. Two positions on the board are reserved for manager representatives, who are elected by their Main Street manager peers.

The 2015 MMSA Board of Directors are:
Board President Mark Loughman, Mississippi Power Company; Past President Joey Hudnall, Neel-Schaffer, Inc.; President-elect Suzanne Smith, Renasant Bank; Treasurer Matthew McLaughlin, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.; Allison Beasley, Southern Mississippi Planning and Development; Hilary Burroughs, Sanderson Farms, Inc.; Steve Kelly, Board Member Emeritus; Mayor Robert E. Smith, Sr., City of Columbus; Sheila Varnado, Consultant; Wyatt Waters, Wyatt Waters Gallery; Beth Williams, The Alluvian Hotel & Spa; Mayor Chip Johnson, City of Hernando; Katie Blount, Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Leland Speed, EastGroup/Parkway Properties; Jim West, College of Architecture, Art and Design at Mississippi State University; and Vickie Duke, New Albany Main Street Association.

Ex Officio Members are Brent Christensen of the Mississippi Development Authority and Alex Thomas, Mississippi Advisor to the National Trust. Designated Representatives to the board are Ken P’Pool, Mississippi Department of Archives and History; John Poros, The Carl Small Town Center at Mississippi State University; and Joy Foy of the Mississippi Development Authority.

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