Contact Information

Jackie Sharp Program Support Technician 1410 Riverside Dr.
Jackson MS 39202

Bridgette Bell Administrative Support Technician 1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson MS 39202

Elizabeth Rocquin Employment Coordinator 1410 Riverside Dr
Jackson MS 39202

Cara Divelbliss Program Support Specialist 6225 M St.
Meridian MS 39202


Committee Leadership

Mr. James "Jack" Wallace State Chair Mr. W.O. Jones Area 1 Chair
Mr. James "Jim" Garner Vice-Chair Mr. Ken Whittington Area 2 Chair
Mr. Derwood Boyles Chair Emeritus Mr. Larry Swartz Area 3 Chair
Mr. Aubrey Ray Employer Outreach Director Ms. Joyce Robinson Area 4 Chair
Mrs. Connie Myers Military Outreach Director Mr. Stanley Reeves Area 5 Chair
Mr. W.O. Jones Ombudsman Director Vacant Area 6 Chair
Mr. Tim Lea Training Director Mr. Glenn Bremenkamp Area 7 Chair
Mr. Kurt Gruneberg Public Affairs Director
Vacant Bosslift Coordinator
Ms. Paula Carrigan Awards Director    


The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MSESGR) is a Department of Defense ofice.  It is led and operated by dedicated volunteers and staff whose mission is to gain and maintain employer support for the Guard and Reserve.  The mission is accomplished by recognizing outstanding employer support, increasing awareness and education of Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), resolving conflicts through mediation, and developing initiatives to increase employment opportunities for military service members and veterans.

With the dedicated work of more than 70 volunteers across the great state of Mississippi, MSESGR reaches out to employers and service members in areas such as employer outreach, military outreach, public affairs, mediation, training, and employment initiative programs.

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August 16, 2016Dungan Engineering supervisor honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support

COLUMBIA, Miss. – Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, announced Dungan Engineering, P.A. Jeff Dungan was presented with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of his employee serving in the Guard and Reserve Aug. 8.

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July 11, 2016Employers from across nation tour 403rd Wing, Keesler

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. – The 403rd Wing hosted 15 employers of Air Force reservists from across the nation as part of the Air Force Reserve Command Employer Appreciation Day May 20.

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WASHINGTON ­– The Department of Defense announced today the 15 recipients of the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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