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Mississippi

Committee Leadership

Ms. Margarett Barnes State Chair
Mr. W.O. Jones Vice Chair
Ms. Connie Myers Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Dan Johnson Military Outreach Director
Ms. Lisa Ponder Public Affairs Director
Mr. Tim Lea Training Director
Vacant Ombudsman Director
Mr. W.O. Jones Assistant Ombudsman Director
Mr. William Allen Assistant Ombudsman Director
Mr. David Alexander Awards Director
Mr. Ricky Myers Bosslift Coordinator
Mr. WO Jones (Interim) Area 1 Chair
Mr. Leroy Matthews Area 2 Chair
Mr. Jimmy Vaughan Area 3 Chair
Ms. Joyce Robinson Area 4 Chair
Ms. Lynn Holloway Area 5 Chair
Ms. September Wallace Area 6 Chair
Mr. Glenn Bremenkamp Area 7 Chair
Mr. Aubrey Ray Chair Emeritus

The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MSESGR) is a Department of Defense office.  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.

Contact Information

Leanne Hall Volunteer Support Technician Contractor Joint Force Headquarters ESGR 1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson MS 39202
601-313-6508
leanne.y.hall.ctr@army.mil

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April 17, 2024Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Announces 2023 Volunteers of Year

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 17, 2024) –­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve proudly announces the 2023 Volunteers of the Year (VOTY). Volunteers who serve in following functional and operational areas were nominated by their respective State Committee for the prestigious honor of being named Volunteer of the Year: Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Public Affairs, Training, Ombudsman, and Operations.

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March 27, 2024Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Announces 2023 Regional Volunteers of Year

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 27, 2023) –­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve proudly announces the 2023 Regional Volunteers of the Year (VOTY). Volunteers who serve in following functional and operational areas were nominated by their respective State Committee for the prestigious honor of being named Volunteer of the Year: Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Public Affairs, Training, Ombudsman, and Operations.

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March 13, 2024Department of Defense Announces 2024 Employer Support Freedom Award Finalists

WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) proudly announces the 30 finalists for the 2024 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The finalists include small and large private and public sector employers nominated by a National Guard or Reserve Component employee employed in their organization.

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