Mississippi Board of Nursing

713 Pear Orchard Road, Plaza II
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Telephone: 601- 957-6300
Fax: 601- 957-6301

Practice Question Submission
Practice questions must be submitted in writing. All responses will be returned in writing. You must provide a valid return fax number or email address. You may fax your inquiry to 601-957-6301 or send U. S. mail to 713 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 300, Ridgeland, MS 39157. Please indicate if it is an APRN, RN, or LPN practice question on your cover sheet.


Dr. Phyllis Polk Johnson, Executive Director, 9601-957-6289, 

Vanessa Gray, Executive Assistant, 601-957-6260,

 Director of Human Resources

Dr. Priscilla Burks, Director of Practical Nursing Education, 601-957-6282,


Finance and Operations

Shan Montgomery, CFO , Chief of Staff, 601-957-6279, 

Lashonda Neal, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6285,

Yolanda Benson, Receptionist, 601-957-6300,


Legal and Compliance Divisions

Deanne Saltzman, General Counsel, 601-957-6269, 

Brandon Walker, Staff Attorney, 601-957-6275, 

Andrew Kelly, Paralegal Specialist, 601-957-6268, 

Charly Dittus, Paralegal Assistant,601-957-6263, 

Vera Rucker, Compliance Investigator, 601-957-6277,

Rebecca Martin, Compliance Team Lead, 601-957-6287, 


Criminal Background Checks and Investigations Division

Dwayne Jamison, Director, 601-957-6316,

Chaquinda Shellman, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6309,

Eboni Dixon, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6315, 

 Administrative Assistant

Jequetta Davis, Nurse Investigator, 601-957-6303,

Hoshina Jones, Investigator, 601-957-6271,

Karon James, Investigator, 601-957-6267,

Tywanda Jones, Investigator, 601-957-6292,

 Administration Assistant 



Advanced Practice and Licensure

Dr. Rebecca Cagle, APRN Director, 601-957-6259, 

Floyd Wiley, APRN Investigator, 601-957-6314,

 APRN Licensing Officer, 601-957-6290,  601 or 957-6259, 

Talisha Greenlaw, Examination Licensing Officer, 601-957-6313,

Chiquita Carter, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6311, 


Office of Nursing Workforce

 Lauren Terry, Director Office of Nursing Workforce, 601-957-6272, 

 Shannon Witty, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6215,

 Christie Levy, Program Manager, 601-957-6310, 

 Casey Loper, Program Manager for MNVP, 601-957-6298,

 Sheron Russell, BSN, RN, MnVP Nurse Manager, 601-957-6266,