Board of Directors

University of Southern Mississippi Research Foundation 
Board of Directors

  • John Atherton, Vice President for External Affairs, Mississippi Power, Gulfport, MS

  • Jay Carney, President/COO TL Wallace Construction Company, Columbia, MS

  • Dickie Dunaway, Owner and President, Dunaway Glass, Gulfport, MS

  • Martha Dearman, Executive Director, Forrest General Healthcare Foundation, Hattiesburg. MS

  • Rudolph D. Ellender, USM Professor Emeritus, Biological Science, Hattiesburg, MS 

For further information, contact: 

Dr. Gordon C. Cannon 
Executive Director
USM Research Foundation
118 College Drive #5116
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001
Tel: 601.266.5116
E-mail: Gordon.Cannon@usm.edu