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Board Members

The Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapists is a ten (10) member board consisting of six (6) social workers and four (4) marriage and family therapists. Members are appointed by the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Gerard Tarrant, LMFT
Board Chair
RESIDENCE: Biloxi, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2026

Valerie Joiner, LCSW
Board Vice-Chair
RESIDENCE: D'Iberville, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2024

Beth McNamee, LCSW
Chair for Social Work Discipline Specific Committee
RESIDENCE: Pearl, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2023

Dr. Jamie L. Osby Williams, LMFT
Chair for MFT Discipline Specific Committee
RESIDENCE: Ocean Springs, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2023

Dr. Pam Rollins, LMFT
RESIDENCE: Hattiesburg, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2024

Rosalind Yarber, LSW
RESIDENCE: Jackson, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2026

Catherine Jones, LMFT
RESIDENCE: Long Beach, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2026

Erin Pittman, LSW
RESIDENCE: Brandon, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2024

Krista Guynes, LCSW
RESIDENCE: Vicksburg, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2024

Phylandria Hudson, LCSW
RESIDENCE: Jackson, MS
Appointment Expires: 6/30/2026

Board Attorney
Edward Wiggins, Jr.

SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO ATTORNEY GENERAL