Council Members

2015-2016 Executive Officers

 President  DeMond Miller, Rowan University (NJ)
 President-Elect   Shirley Rainey-Brown, Fisk University (TN)
 Vice President and Program Chair  Jeremy Ross, Jacksonville State University (AL)
 Vice President-Elect  Theresa Davidson, Samford University (AL)
 Secretary-Treasurer  Ruth Chananie, University of Northern Iowa (IA) & Shelly  McGrath, University of Alabama – Birmingham (AL)
 Past President  Anita Bledsoe-Gardner, Johnson C. Smith University (NC)

Committee Chairs

 Committee on Membership  Lauren Norman, Delta State University  (MS)
 Committee on Minorities  Ray Von Robertson, Florida A&M University  (FL)
 Committee on Nominations  Erin Rider, Jacksonville State University  (AL)
 Committee on the Profession  Gregory Harris, Florida State University  (FL)
 Committee on Small & Community Colleges   Nicola Davis Bivens, Johnson C. Smith  University (NC)
 Committee on Women   Melissa Powell-Williams, Georgia Regents  Univ. (GA)

Publication Editors

  Sociological Spectrum Editor   Kevin D. Breault, Middle Tennessee State Univ (TN)
  Brian Philip Hinote, Middle Tennessee State Univ  (TN) 
  MSSA Forum Editor   Tina Deshotels, Jacksonville State Univ (AL)

 Ad-hoc Committees & Ex-Officio Officers

 Stanford Lyman Memorial Scholarship  J. David Knottnerus, Oklahoma State Univ (OK)
 Stanford Lyman Distinguished Book Award  Patrice Lockett, Jacksonville State  University (AL)
 Hotel Contract Negotiator  Dennis Peck, University of Alabama (AL)
 Webmaster  Earl Wright II, University of Cincinnati  (OH)
 MSSA Archivist  Marc Matre, University of South Alabama  (AL)
 Local Arrangements  Tracy Burkett, College of Charleston (SC)