Executive Council

The Executive Council is comprised of the university's senior leadership. Its members meet monthly to advise the president on official policies and procedures. Policies are available online at www.policies.msstate.edu.

Mark E. Keenum


David Shaw

Provost and Executive Vice President

Zac Ashmore

Chair of the Staff Council

Timothy Chamblee

Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

John Cohen

Athletic Director

Darrell Easley

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Lesia Ervin

Director of Internal Audit

Randy Follett

President of the Robert Holland Faculty Senate

Rasheda Forbes

Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Affairs

Regina Hyatt

Vice President for Student Affairs

Julie Jordan

Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Jake Manning

President of the Student Association

Reuben Moore

Interim Vice President for Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine

Steve Parrott

Chief Information Officer

Don Zant

Vice President for Finance and CFO

Jim Laird

Research and Executive Support Editor

Amy Tuck

Vice President for Campus Services