Rebekah Staples

Rebekah Staples

Chairperson
Appointed by the Lieutenant Governor

 

A native of Laurel, Mississippi, Rebekah has worked in the communications and public policy fields for over a decade and currently works as president of her own consulting firm. Rebekah previously served as Gov. Haley Barbour’s policy director on issues including budget, finance, workforce and economic development, pension reform, and government efficiency. Most recently, she has built on this experience to serve as a senior advisor to Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, assisting him with passage of major policy priorities and management of legislative committees. Rebekah graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College and has a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.

 

Laura Jackson

Executive Director

Gilda Reyes

Project Co-Director

Paula DeYoung

Project Co-Director