Everlyn Coleman ​

Executive Secretary 2015-2018

Honorary Member

U.S Air Force, Senior NCO, Retired​

Joseph L. Herring 

 Chairman / Executive Director
US Army 1968-1971 Vietnam

Joseph has helped the Council since 2008

& joined the Council in 2011. He has Facilitated 

all financial matters as it pertains to our activities

in the Stand Down, Memorial Day Services,

Veterans Day Parade, Grants, and Foundation Services.


FLORIDA STATE Representative 

​Retired Navy

Jessie Gaither

Women Veterans Coordinator

Retired Navy
Florida Associate Director

Vernon  Watson


US Air Force Retired

Chaplain Joseph Stanberry

US Army 1964-1966, Reserve 1970-2001 (RET)

As our spiritual guide, Joseph has had an uplifting influence on our board and membership.  He is serving on our Incarcerated Veterans committee as an integral liaison to all the correctional facilities in our health care system.  He is our mentor in spirit and action.

James Standifer /Mississippi

Associate State Representative

Mrs. Tabbatha Magee Compliance Officer 08/06/2019


Mississippi State Director

Cindy Barnes
Compliance Officer 2016-2019


Honorary Member
Army Veteran

Robert Gravley, Chairman

DECEASED 08/2019
USMC, Vietnam 1969-1971

2016 Honorary Founding Member

Robert joined the Council in 2008 as Secretary and then as Treasurer. He Chairs the Incarcerated Veteran, By-Laws, and Stand Down Committees.

Dick Zani

​Executive Secretary

Army Veteran

Legislative Liaison

Ernest Holmes 

Honorary MemberMissisippi


NAVY Veteran 

Arnetha Welcome 

Director of Public Relations & Marketing

Army Female Veteran.

Deloris Quattlebaum

2016 Honorary FOUNDING Member

Retired (Major) Army Officer

Executive Board Members

2019 - 2021 Elected Officers - CEO/Chairman,

Co-Chairman, &, Executive Secretary.

Appointments: Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director 

Gary Reynolds

FLORIDA Associate

State Representative

Retired Chief NAVY

Fred Williams US ARMY Mississippi State Representative

Will Walker

Ret. Marine




Robert F. Hall Jr.

US Navy (RET)

As the Committee Chairman for the Memorial Day Services at NAS, Robert has also taken on the challenge of the Annual Veterans Day Parade Committee.  He has proven his experience with the various Veteran Service Organizations as invaluable.

​​Kenneth Magee


​US Navy 1986 - 1995

Lawrence Herring  Retired Army SGM 

Chairman 2016-2018

Honorary Member 2019