Committees

The Mississippi Rural Health Association enjoys volunteer leadership that works in various committees.  We appreciate our volunteer leaders and the work that they perform for the Association.

Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee guides policy and legislative outreach for the Association.

Chair
Zach Allen, MRHF – Children’s International Medical Group

Angel Greer – Coastal Family Health Center
Dr. David Buys – Mississippi State University
Denise Farrington – Women’s Pavilion of South Mississippi
Daniel Thomas – Delta Health Alliance
Jessica Hunt – Noxubee General Hospital
Joanie Perkins – North Sunflower Regional Medical Center
Keith Morrow – King’s Daughters Medical Center
Kristi Estep – Mississippi Baptist Health System
Mark Garriga – Butler Snow
Paula Turner, MRHF – Norm Mississippi Health System
Stacey Wilkes – Pearl River County Hospital
Susan Campbell, MRHF – Rush Health System
Tommy Bartlett – Laird Hospital
Joshua Hammons – Delta Regional Medical Center

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee works to approve board nominees, nominate individuals for awards, confirm votes, and approve officers.

Chair
Susan Campbell, MRHF – Rush Health System

Zach Allen, MRHF – Children’s International Medical Group
Dr. Ray Newman – The University of Southern Mississippi
Sharon Turcotte, MRHF – Rush Health System

Education Committee

The Education Committee reviews and approves applications for the Mississippi Rural Health Fellow and Student Fellow.

Chair
Mary Smith – Starkville Orthopedic Clinic

Ann Sansing, MRHF – Mississippi State University
Christine Thomas – Children’s International Medical Group
Dr. Elizabeth Mahaffey – Hinds Community College
Dr. Ray Newman – The University of Southern Mississippi
Susan Campbell, MRHF – Rush Health System
Dr. Wahnee Sherman – Mississippi Rural Physician Scholarship Program
Tina Vest – Tallahatchie General Hospital
William Winborn – Southern Bone and Joint