2017-2018 Officers (Voting)

 President Ruth Chananie, University of Northern Iowa (IA)
 President-Elect  David May, Mississippi State University (MS)
 Vice President Jessica Abbott, Dixie State University
 Vice President-Elect Jason Ulsperger, Arkansas Tech University (AK)
 Secretary-Treasurer Shelly  McGrath, University of Alabama – Birmingham (AL)
 Past President Kevin Breault, Middle Tennessee State University (TN)

Committee Chairs (Voting)

 Committee on Membership Jessica Burke
 Committee on Minorities Melencia Johnson
 Committee on Nominations Lauren Norman
 Committee on the Profession  Gregory Harris
 Committee on Small & Community Colleges   Nicola Davis Bivens
 Committee on Women, Gender, and Sexualities   Jessica Pardee
 Sociological Spectrum Editor   Jerry Gonzalez (in voting place for Kevin Breault)
 Forum Editor   Tina Deshotels

Publication Editors (Non-Voting)

 Sociological Spectrum Editor-in-Chief   Kevin D. Breault, Middle Tennessee State University (TN)
  MSSA Forum Editor   Tina Deshotels, Jacksonville State University (AL)

 Ad-hoc Committees & Ex-Officio Officers (Non-Voting)


 Stanford Lyman Memorial Scholarship Thomas Calhoun
 Stanford Lyman Distinguished Book Award  Patricia Gleich
 Hotel Contract Negotiator  Earl Wright II
 Webmaster  Jerry Gonzalez
 MSSA Archivist  Marc Matre
 Local Arrangements Theresa Davidson and Thomas Calhoun
 MSSA Listserv Earl Wright II