Name: Norman Ted R. Winters, Sr.
Birthdate: September 25,1948
County you serve: Coahoma County
Family history: Native of Tunica, MS.
Education: B.S. in General Agriculture from Alcorn State University.
Other boards you have served on: Served 20 years on Coahoma County School Board.
Church: Kings Temple M.B. Church.
Hobbies are: Basketball, fishing, hunting, and dancing.
Comments: Philosophy: Born to serve.
Name: Benjamin Sykes Sturdivant
Birth date: March 02, 1954
County you serve: Tallahatchie County
Family History: 5th Generation Farmer.
Education: BS- Mississippi State University, MBA- University of Texas in Austin.
Other boards you have served on: Executive committee of the MS Valley Flood Control Assoc. 1997-2012, Chairman of the National Waterways Conference, West Tallahatchie Habitat Board- 1986-Present, past president of Sumner Rotary Club, The Tallahatchie county farm bureau past and current president of the Bayou Bend C.C., partner with Due West Farms &Due West Grains LLC., and President of Sturdivant Bros, Flying Servicing, INC.
Church: Glendora United Methodist Church.
Hobbies: Tennis, Golf, Traveling, and Fishing.
Comment: President of the YMD Levee Board From 1997-2013. Thanks for the opportunity to serve.
Left to Right: Scott Sullivant, Heath Fullilove, Jamie Robinson,
Jeff Carson, Bobby Rudd, and LaShun Sims
Board President, Willie Gregory and Colonel Michael A. Ellicott, Jr.
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