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Chatman named SMSH Employee of the Year at Friends annual meeting

Angela Chatman

Angela Chatman was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s 2018 Employee of the Year. Selected from employees of each quarter, the honor was voted on by hospital employees. Chatman joined SMSH in October 2005 as the front desk receptionist. She worked several years as an administrative assistant before being promoted to payroll officer in July 2015.

Chatman is an Adams County native and graduated from Natchez-Adams High in the top 10 percent of her class. She currently resides in Lamar County.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing in 1990 from the University of Southern Mississippi. In 2012, Chatman completed the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s Administrative Support Certification Program.

The Friends of SMSH also elected new officers and board members for the coming year. Doug Boutwell will serve as president; Michael Graham, of Pearl River Valley Electric Power, will serve as vice-president. Donna Boutwell and Andy Tucker, who are ex-officio officers, will serve as secretary and treasurer, respectively. Pat Lee, of Lamar Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, will fill the slot of immediate past president.

Other board members include: Bill Coll (community volunteer), Missy Gipson (Hancock Whitney), Andrea Hood (Hancock Whitney), Melanie Ingram (SMSH 2017 Employee of the Year), Harold Myatt (community volunteer), Benny Prestridge (community volunteer), Steve Reid (Pearl River County Hospital and Nursing Home), Wynona Wiley (community volunteer), and the new 2018 Employee of the Year, Angela Chatman. Members elected to the Honorary Board of Directors are Ed Felsher (community volunteer), Greg Lowery (Owens Business Machines), and Jeff Mayo (Oak Grove Heating & Air).


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