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, 

Vacant  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, 

Vacant - Compliance Case Specialist

Rebecca Martin, Compliance Investigator III, 601-957-6287, 


Criminal Background Checks and Investigations Division

Dwayne Jamison, Director, 601-957-6316,

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

Vacant, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6315, 

Shacarla Beverly, Administrative Assistant, 601-957-6270,

Vacant, Nurse Investigator, 601-957-6303, 

Vacant, Investigator, 601-957-6271

Vacant, Investigator, 601-957-6267, 

Tywanda Jones, Investigator, 601-957-6292,  



Advanced Practice and Licensure

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

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


Joanna Carpenter APRN Licensing Officer, 601-957-6290 

Talisha Greenlaw, Examination Licensing Officer/Endorsements,


Chiquita Carter, Admin. Assistant/Reinstatements, 601-957-6311, 


Office of Nursing Workforce

Vacant Director Office of Nursing Workforce, 601-957-6272

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

Vacant , Program Manager, 601-957-6310,  

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

 Vacant MnVP Nurse Manager, 601-957-6266,