Education Achievement Council
Co-Chairs

Dr. Jim Borsig, President
Mississippi University for Women

Members

Dr. Jay Allen, President
Itawamba Community College

Mr. Milton Anderson, President
Mississippi Association of Proprietary Colleges

Ms. Rosemary Aultman, Chair
Mississippi Board of Education

Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner of Higher Education
Institutions of Higher Learning

Mr. Lee Bush, Board Member
Mississippi Community College Board

Dr. William Bynum, President
Jackson State University

The Honorable Eugene Clarke, Chairman
Mississippi Senate Appropriations Committee

Mr. Tom Duff, Trustee
Institutions of Higher Learning

Dr. E. Harold Fisher, Executive Director
Mississippi Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Dr. Jim Haffey, President
Holmes Community College

The Honorable Josh Harkins, Chairman
Mississippi Senate Universities and Colleges Committee

Mr. William LaForge, President
Delta State University

Dr. Andrea Mayfield, Executive Director
Mississippi Community College Board

The Honorable Nolan Mettetal, Chairman
Mississippi House of Representatives Universities and Colleges Committee

Mr. Adam Moore
Mississippi Department of Mental Health

The Honorable John Moore, Chairman
Mississippi House of Representatives Education Committee

The Honorable John Read, Chairman
Mississippi House of Representatives Appropriations Committee

Mr. C.D. Smith, Trustee
Institutions of Higher Learning

Dr. Laurie Smith, Education Policy Advisor
Office of Governor Phil Bryant

Dr. Billy Stewart, President
East Central Community College

Mrs. Cheryl Thurmond, Board Member
Mississippi Community College Board

The Honorable Gray Tollison, Chairman
Mississippi Senate Education Committee

Mr. Scott Waller, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mississippi Economic Council

Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent
Mississippi Department of Education

The Education Achievement Council was established by the Mississippi Legislature in 2010 for the purpose of sustaining attention to the state's goal of increasing the educational attainment and skill levels of the state's working-age population benchmark to the national average by 2025.