Alumni Spotlight, January 2012
MS - Home Economics and Secondary Education, 1980. The University of Southern Mississippi
BS - Home Economics, 1978. The University of Southern Mississippi
Mary Hill currently serves as the executive director of food services for the Jackson (MS) Public School System. She obtained a B.S. in home economics in 1978 and an M.S. in home economics and secondary education in 1980, both from Southern Miss. She also teaches specialized nutrition courses for Holmes Community College in Ridgeland, MS.
Mrs. Hill has a variety of leadership and volunteer experience, including the following:
1988-1989 President of the Mississippi School Food Service Association
1998-2002 President of the Jackson (MS) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
2007-2009 President of the School Nutrition Association
2007-2012 Board of Directors, Jackson Alumnae Delta Enterprise, Inc. (JADE)
2008-2009 President of the School Nutrition Foundation
2008-2009 Institute of Medicine, Committee on Nutrition Standards for the National School Lunch and breakfast Program
2011-2012 Chair, Board of Directors Mississippi Food Network
2010-2011 Vice Chair, Board of Directors Mississippi Food Network
2010-2013 Board of Directors, Girl Scout Council of Greater Mississippi