New Rankin superintendent joins Hinds CC Board of Trustees - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

New Rankin superintendent joins Hinds CC Board of Trustees

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Dr. Sue Townsend of Brandon is the newest of the 13-member Hinds Community College Board of Trustees.

In her new role as Rankin County School Superintendent, Townsend is serving on the board beginning with the Jan. 6 meeting.

She replaces Dr. Lynn Weathersby, who did not run for re-election as Rankin County school superintendent.

Townsend has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, a master’s degree from Mississippi College and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Mississippi State University.

She began her career in 1984 as a secretary at French Elementary and was a teacher at Brandon Elementary from 1988 to 1996.

She served as principal of three Rankin County schools: Northwest Rankin, 1996-2001; Brandon Elementary, 2001-2009 and Stonebridge Elementary, 2009 to 2014. From 2014 until starting her new position as superintendent she was a self-employed educational consultant.

Also as of Jan. 6, Paul Breazeale of Jackson became board president and Dale Sullivan of Weston became vice president.

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