Leadership Jackson County

Connecting and Inspiring Leaders

For 26 years, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau have sponsored Leadership Jackson County. Together with an expansive network of distinguished alumni, Leadership Jackson County continues a proud tradition of connecting and inspiring leaders to strengthen Jackson County. The Leadership program informs participants about a wide range of subject areas including: State & Governmental Affairs; Education; Health & Human Services; Environmental; Large Industry, Small Business & Tourism; Law & Justice; City, County & State Government; and Economic Development. During these sessions the class is faced with studying the challenges and issues of concern facing the community. Since 1989, Leadership Jackson County has graduated over 663 community leaders.

Interested in Leadership Jackson County?

If interested in participating in Leadership Jackson County or sponsoring one of the days, contact Linda C. Johnson at 228-762-3391 or johnsonl@jcchamber.com. Discounted class rates are available for members of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership Jackson County Advisory

Joe Martin, Jr., Chairman
Leadership Jackson County Advisory

Dorothy Shaw, Co-Chairman
Ingalls Shipbuilding

Trudi Dixon
Chevron Pascagoula Refinery

Richard Lucas
Singing River Health System

Carla Todd
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Mark LaSalle
Pascagoula River Audubon Center

Debbie Anglin
Pascagoula School District

Brad Bradford
Mississippi Power Company

Doug Adams
Pascagoula Police Department

Jen Dearman
City of Pascagoula

George Freeland
Jackson County Economic Development Foundation

Todd Trenchard
Bacot McCarty Foundation

Joy Saucier
Mississippi Power Company

Charles D. Oakes
Cable One

Kim Washington
Mississippi Power Company

Yvette Barr
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

Ling Burch
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

Anna Slepova
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

Linda Johnson
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce