June 7, 2011: MLCC Announces Election of New Officers
CONTACT: Andy Gipson (601) 519-1880
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
MLCC ANNOUNCES INSTALLATION OF NEW OFFICERS
(JACKSON, Mississippi) – The membership of the Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition (“MLCC”) has announced the installation of new officers, effective on the first day of the regular legislative session in January, 2012. The newly-elected MLCC officers will serve during the 2012 and 2013 Legislative Sessions, and will provide leadership to implement the MLCC’s conservative agenda in the House of Representatives.
The new officers are:
Rep. John Moore, President (R – Brandon)
Rep. Bubba Carpenter, Vice President (R – Burnsville)
Rep. Andy Gipson, Treasurer (R – Braxton)
Rep. Becky Currie, Secretary (R – Brookhaven)
In addition, the MLCC elected the following Board members to serve through 2013:
Rep. Bobby Howell (R – Kilmichael)
Rep. Jerry Turner (R – Baldwyn)
Rep. Rita Martinson (R- Madison)
Rep. Scott Bounds (R – Philadelphia)
Rep. Sidney Bondurant (R – Grenada)
Rep. Brian Aldridge (R – Tupelo) (ex officio)
Rep. Brian Aldridge, who served as immediate past President stated: “I consider it an honor to have served as President of MLCC during 2010 and 2011, during which we truly made a difference. The MLCC has elected strong new leadership who will continue implementing our vision of conservative principles in the Mississippi House.”
Rep. John Moore, President, was a charter member of the MLCC when formed in 1996 as a bipartisan organization to stand for conservative principles in the House of Representatives. Rep. Moore stated “I am honored and humbled to be re-elected to this post, and I am committed to taking a stand on fiscal and social conservative issues during 2012 and 2013.” Moore previously served as President of MLCC from 2002 to 2003.
The MLCC is a bipartisan organization comprised of like-minded conservative members of the Mississippi House of Representatives. Although membership in the MLCC varies from year to year, as of the end of 2011 Legislative Session, the organization boasted fifty-five (55) members — 53 Republicans and 2 Democrats.