The NFB of Mississippi is an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind. Within the Mississippi state affiliate, there are several chapters based on location and divisions based on enterests and goals. Most members are also members of their respective chapter. Members from all chapters come together once a year to conduct state affiliate business.

Chapters


Corinth Area

Elsa *Ellie* Barrantes Bullard, Second Board Member
Corinth, MS
Cell: (662) 664-2880
E-Mail: info@nfbofmississippi.org

Ellie Bullard dressed up in black and white

For more information or questions you may have, contact Elsa Barrantes Bullard, 2nd Board Member, at (662) 286-8076 or send e-mails to info@nfbofmississippi.org.


Greenville Chapter

Verdina Buckner, President
Greenville, MS
Phone: (662) 335-5716
E-mail: lbuckner28@hotmail.com
Matilda Young, Vice President
Lisa Buckner, Secretary
Emma Jackson, Treasurer
Audrey Mays, Board Member

Verdina Buckner President

Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Professional Staffing Solutions Company located at 306 Washington Avenue in Greenville, MS from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. For more information please contact Verdina Buckner, President at (662) 335-5716 or send emails to lbuckner28@hotmail.com. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Grenada Chapter

Emma White, President
Grenada, MS
Phone: (662) 226-7658
E-mail: eileenrichardson@bellsouth.net
Rosie Ford, Vice President
Gladys Caffey, Secretary/Treasurer
Nell Brock, Board Member
Kevin Thompson, Board Member

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Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Old Central Office Building located at 1855 Jackson Avenue in Grenada, MS from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. For more information please contact Emma White, President at (662) 226-7658 or send emails to eileenrichardson@bellsouth.net. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Gulf Coast Area

Inactive


Hazlehurst Chapter

Prentice Horton, President
Wesson, MS
Phone: (601) 643-2438
E-mail: kingcharlotte87@yahoo.com
Shelah Worren, 1st Vice President
Richard Zenzel, 2nd Vice President
Charita Coler, Secretary
Charlotte King, Treasurer
Eugene Warren, 1st Board Member
Eva Conley, 2nd Board Member

Prentice Horton President Hazlehurst Chapter

Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the George W. Covington Memorial Library located at 223 South Extension Street in Hazlehurst, MS from 10:00am to 12:00pm. For more information please contact Prentice Horton, President at (601) 643-2438 or send emails to kingcharlotte87@yahoo.com. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Jackson Chapter

Patrina Pendarvis, President
Jackson, MS
Cell: (601) 540-6308
E-mail: ppendarvis1@gmail.com
Linda Lankston, 1st Vice President
LaShawna Fant, 2nd Vice President
Nina Lankston, Secretary
Ollie Lester, Treasurer
Stephanie Hobson, Board Member
Adeline Escoffery, Board Member

Patrina Pendarvis standing wearing blue and white

Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for the Blind located at 2550 Peachtree Street in Jackson, MS from 12:30pm to 2:00pm. For more information please contact Patrina Pendarvis, President at (601) 540-6308 or send emails to ppendarvis@gmail.com. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Magnolia Chapter At Large

Lee Cole, President
Jackson, MS
Cell: (601) 991-9493

Lee Cole sitting at a table

Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month via conference call. Members need to call (605) 475-5900 and enter access code: 6108416.

For more Information about this chapter or other questions you may have, please contact Lee Cole, President at (601) 991-9493.


Meridian-Lauderdale County Chapter

Inactive

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Northwest Mississippi Chapter

Alfred Morgan Jr., President
Senatobia, MS
Cell: (662) 288-9437
E-mail: morganalfredjr@gmail.com
Wanda McKinney, Vice President
Sharon Morgan, Secretary
Joe McKinney, Treasurer
Derrick Boothe, Board Member

Alfred Morgan, Chapter President

Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Batesville Public Library located at 206 Highway 51 N in Batesville, MS from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. For more information, contact Alfred Morgan, President at (662) 288-9437 or send emails to morganalfredjr@gmail.com. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Starksville-Golden Triangle Chapter

Beverly Hammett, President
Starksville, MS
Cell: (662) 323-6229
E-mail: erinlhammett@gmail.com

Beverly Hammett Presedent

Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the T.K. Martin Center located at 326 Hardy Road in Starkville, MS from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. For more information, contact Beverly Hammett, President at (662) 323-6229 or send emails to erinlhammett@gmail.com. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Tupelo Chapter

Necy McGaha-Spratt, President
Tupelo, MS
Tel: (662) 346-9515
E-mail: nicetygirl@comcast.net
Barbara Rattler, Vice President
Sharon Perry, Secretary
Glinda Thompson, Treasurer
Robert Skillion, Board Member

Necy McGaha-Sprett wearing dark blue

Meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Mount Sinai Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 2032 Green Tea Road Tupelo, MS 38801 at 12:30pm. For more information please contact Necy McGaha Spratt, President at (662) 346-9515. To view all events and fundraisers for this chapter visit the Events and Fundraising pages.


Divisions


Mississippi Association of Blind Students

Angel Yarbor, President
Gulfport, MS
Cell: (228) 224-9023
E-mail: angel.yarbor@eagles.usm.edu

Angel Yarbor

Meeting times and locations may vary. To view all events and fundraisers for this division, check out Events and Fundraising. For more information or questions you may have please contact Candice Chapman, President at (601) 201-1602- or send e-mails to warren.mercy@yahoo.com.

Mississippi Diabetes Division

Patrina Pendarvis, Coordinator
Jackson, MS
Cell: (601) 540-6308
E-mail: ppendarvis1@gmail.com

Sam Gleese, Affiliate President
Jackson, MS
Cell: (601) 259-7321
sgleese@city.jackson.ms.us

Patrina Pendarvis standing wearing blue and white

The Diabetic Division holds their conference call meetings on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 6:00pm. To learn more about what is going on in the world of diabetes and how it can help you or anyone else you may know, please join us by calling (605) 475-5900 and enter access code 6108416 when prompted and then give your name to enter the room.

Mississippi Senior Division

Adeline Escoffery, Coordinator
Pearl, MS
Cell: (601) 715-5042
adeline@samobile.net

The Senior Division holds their conference call meetings on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00pm. To learn more about this new division and the topics being discussed each month, please join us by calling (605) 475-5900 and enter access code 6108416 when prompted and then give your name to enter the room.

Mississippi Parents of Blind Children

Sara West, President
Hamilton, MS
Cell: (662) 574-3942
E-mail: sarawest2009@hotmail.com

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Meeting times and contact information to be announced at a later date. For more information or questions you may have please contact Sara, President at (662) 574-3942 or send e-mails to sarawest2009@hotmail.com.


Website Administrator

Elsa *Ellie* Barrantes Bullard
Corinth, MS
E-Mail: info@nfbofmississippi.org

Webmaster

James Scott Jr.
Meridian, MS
Cell: (601) 604-9700
E-mail: jj@jsquaredart.com