Government Affairs Committee

“Our mission is to liaison with federal, state and local officials on issues and projects that affect Madison County. We strive to assist in determining and advocating for the issues that help economic development projects for the county and, above all else, speak with one voice in support of public and private projects that make Madison County an even better place.”


Phil Buffington (read bio

Steering Committee:

Todd BurwellG. Todd Burwell, P.A.
Sidney Allen, Jr.Butler Snow
Mike WalkerAT&T
Larry RatzlaffOrigin Bank
Stephen HirnHaddox Reid
Jeff CoxBirdsong Construction
Dean Jim RosenblattMississippi College School of Law
Terrell KnightC Spire
Mike CrandallTrustmark
Camille YoungNissan/Cornerstone
Ben MoncriefC Spire
Richard RobersonMS Hospital Association
Amile WilsonHapax Creative
John GearyCopeland Cook Taylor and Bush
Gerard GibertMCEDA Board of Directors
John LawsLaws Construction
Wesley GoingsC Spire
Ron EmeryCentury Construction
Rodney GroganMMC Material, Inc.
Kirk SimsYates
Sam KellyBrunini
Carolyn RainsAD&S
Barney DalyTrustmark
Danny WilliamsElement Wealth
Chip EstesThe Estes Companies
Doug JonesMCEDA Board of Directors
Tina Lakeyretired- CenterPoint Energy
Camp MurphyCorporate Relations Management
Katie SnellBryant Songy Snell
Jason DillonParkway Church
Ron EmeryCentury Construction
Buster BaileyHC Bailey Companies
Ronny LottChancery Clerk
Joey DeasonMCEDA
Robert LeardRegions 
Waverly HarkinsWatkins & Eager 
Bruce Bartley  
Andrew LesterMMC Materials, Inc. 
Michael A. Carraway Jr.Carraway Cooley PLLC
Matt DavidsonAtmos Energy 
Chris ChampionC Spire 
David Bishop TC Marketing 
Hunter LipscombAnderCorp 
Justin BennettAT&T
Tina Lakey
Dr. Ronnie McGehee
Hunter Lipscomb Andercorp
Raigan StokesArcon General Contractors
Ryker LackeyClearwater Group
Michael GoodeClearwater Group
Rance BilboClearwater Group
Heath HallStrategic Marketing Group
Laney McNeerAlzheimer’s Association – MS Chapter
Buddy Voelkel Bear Creek Water Association
Chris PaceJones Walker
Dennis MillerJones Walker
Carson DeanInterior Elements