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Staff, Members, and Consultants


John Cothron, Executive Director
Mississippi State Board of Architecture
2 Professional Parkway #2B, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Faye Dodds, Administrative Assistant
Mississippi State Board of Architecture
2 Professional Parkway #2B, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Board of Architecture

Richard H. McNeel, President
JBHM Architects PA
308 East Pearl Street, Ste 300, Jackson, MS 39201

Leigh Jaunsen, Secretary/Treasurer
Dale Partners Architects, P.A.
161 Lameuse Street, Ste 201, Biloxi, MS 39530

Larry W. Bishop, Member
JH&H Architects, Planners, Interiors PA
1047 North Flowood Drive, Flowood, MS 39232-9533

Gregory L. Durrell, Member
Durrell Design Group, PLLC
500G E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, MS 39216

J. Heath Perry, Member
Eley Guild Hardy Architects, PA
1091 Tommy Munro Drive, Biloxi, MS 39532


Alexis Gregory, AIA, AXP Educational Consultant/Architect Licensing Advisor
Mississippi State University, College of Architecture, Art and Design
240 Giles Hall, Miss. State, MS 39762

Ryan Florreich, AIA, NCARB, AIA Mississippi - Architect Licensing Advisor
JBHM Architects, P.A.
308 East Pearl Street, Ste. 300, Jackson, MS 39201

Jimmy Sullivan, Investigator
MPC Investigations, Inc.
P.O. Box 696, Raymond, MS 39154

Landscape Architect Advisory Committee

Alan Hoops, Chair
City of Madison
P.O. Box 40, Madison, MS 39130

Jon M. Milstead, Secretary
Community Development Foundation
398 East Main St., Tupelo, MS 38804

James "Jim" A. Jackson, Member
Barnes Brothers Nursery
1350 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS 39211

Gary Haygood, Secretary
Gary Haygood, Landscape Architect
571 Highway 51, Ste C, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Vacant, Member

Interior Design Advisory Committee

Beth R. Miller, Chair

MSU/CAAD Interior Design Program
322 East Main Street, Louisville, MS 39339

Timothy G. Geddie, Secretary
Dean and Dean Associates Architects P.A.
4400 Old Canton Rd, Ste 200, Jackson, MS 39211

Jessica J. Cecil, Member
Mississippi Power
2992 W. Beach Blvd., Gulfport, MS 39501

Paula B. DeYoung, Member
MS Department of Finance and Administration
157 View Pointe Drive, Clinton, MS 39056

Demmie B. Dunaway, Member
DBD Consultants
102 Edinburgh Lane, Clinton, MS 39056