MS State Legislature

BOBBY MOAK DISTRICT 53
Capitol:
Room: 201
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3133
email: bmoak@house.ms.gov
Home:
P. O. Box 242
Bogue Chitto, MS 39629
(800) 595-6244 (W)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/moak.xml

Legislative Experience:

  • 1984-present

Education:

  • University of Mississippi
  • Mississippi College School Of Law

Occupation:

  • Attorney

Committee Membership:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary A
  • Judiciary En Banc
  • Public Health and Human Services
  • Ways and Means

Representative Moak is affiliated with Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Theta Kappa, SMJC Alumni Association, UM Alumni Association and the Mississippi and American Bar Associations.

Representative Moak was born July 13, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois and is married to the former Geraldine Lanier Cumbaa. He is of the Baptist faith.

MS House of Representatives

ANGELA COCKERHAM DISTRICT 96
Capitol:
Room: 201
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3333
email: acockerham@house.ms.gov
Home:
P.O. Box 613
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-4979 (H)
(601) 783-6600 (W)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/cockerham.xml

Legislative Experience:

  • 2005-present

Education:

  • Jackson State University; B. A.
  • Loyola University-New Orleans; J. D.
  • Tufts University, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, M.A.

Occupation:

  • Attorney

Committee Membership:

  • Energy - Chair
  • Compilation, Revision and Publication
  • Ethics
  • Judiciary A
  • Judiciary En Banc
  • Management
  • Public Property
  • Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Representative Cockerham is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha and is a member of the Mississippi and Louisiana Bar Associations.

Ms. Cockerham was born in Jackson, Mississippi. She is of the Baptist faith.

 

SAM C. MIMS, V DISTRICT 97
Capitol:
Room: 104-B
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3320
email: smims@house.ms.gov
Home:
605 Lakeshore Dr.
McComb, MS 39648
(601) 684-0281 (H)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/mims.xml

Legislative Experience:

  • 2004-present

Education:

  • McComb High School
  • Delta State University, B.B.A.

Occupation:

  • Marketing Representative with a regional healthcare company

Committee Membership:

  • Public Health and Human Services - Chair
  • Appropriations
  • Conservation and Water Resources
  • Judiciary B
  • Judiciary En Banc
  • Youth and Family Affairs

In 2007, Representative Mims was elected by the Mississippi House Republican Conference as Assistant Floor Leader, the fifth ranking officer of the organization. In 2008, the Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition, a bi-partisan group of fifty-six legislators, presented Mims with the “Spirit of the Coalition” award in recognition of his dedication in promoting conservative legislation. Representative Mims is a member of the National Rifle Association, the McComb Rotary Club, former member of the Pike County Republican Executive Committee, and former Chairman of the City of McComb Republican Executive Committee.

Representative Mims was born on April 2, 1972 in McComb, Mississippi and he is married to the former Amy Legg of Summit. They are the parents of two daughters and one son. They are members of Centenary United Methodist Church in McComb.

MS State Senate

MELANIE SOJOURNER DISTRICT 37
Capitol:
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3250
email: msojourner@senate.ms.gov
Home:
809 Kingston Rd
Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 442-9664 (H)
(601) 334-6729 (C)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/sojourner.xml

Legislative Experience:

  • 2012-present

Education:

  • Louisiana State University
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College
  • Adams County Christian School

Occupation:

  • Cattle Producer, Small Business Owner

Committee Membership:

  • Forestry - Chair
  • Agriculture
  • Appropriations
  • Congressional Redistricting
  • County Affairs
  • Energy Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
  • Legislative Reapportionment
  • Municipalities
  • Public Health and Welfare
  • Tourism

Senator Sojourner is member of the MS Farm Bureau Federation, MS Cattlemen's Association, Natchez Regional Medical Center Foundation, ALEC, Official MS Women's Club, Kiwanis, Council of State Government and NFIB.

Senator Sojourner was born in Centreville on January 5, 1968. She is of the Baptist faith.

 

KELVIN BUTLER DISTRICT 38
Capitol:
Room: 405C
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3244
email: kbutler@senate.ms.gov
Home:
116 Robb St.
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-2706 (H)
(601) 783-3668 (F)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/butler_(38th).xml

Legislative Experience:

2004-present

Education:

  • South Pike High School, Magnolia, MS
  • Meadow Draughon Business College, New Orleans, LA

Occupation:

  • Delphi Packard Electric Systems, Retired after thirty years of service.

Committee Membership:

  • Labor - Chair
  • Enrolled Bills - Vice-Chair
  • Business and Financial Institutions
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Highways and Transportation
  • Judiciary, Division A
  • Local and Private
  • Municipalities
  • PEER
  • State Library
  • Tourism

Senator Butler is a member of Magnolia South Pike Chamber of Commerce, NAACP, International Union of Electrical Workers and a mason.

Senator Butler was born April 8, 1956. He is married to the former Barbara Jackson of Smithdale. They have five children, Kelvin Jr., Marquita, Kendric, Jadarius and Destiny. He is a member of the Baptist faith.