Alabama Louisiana Mississippi Division

Mailing Address 1450 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS  39202
Phone (601) 969-6868

Service Area

Alabama: All counties except Russell County Louisiana: All parishes Mississippi: All counites except Desoto, Tate and Tunica


Salvation Army Officers
Paid Employees
Trained Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Response Equipment

Field Kitchens
Communication Units
Command Units
Shower Units
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Salvation Army Corps 31
Salvation Army Service Centers 19
Salvation Army Service Units 0
Warehouse Space47,588
(sq. feet)
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Divisional Disaster Director

Terry L. Lightheart, MCEM

Mailing Address 1450 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS  39202
Phone (601) 969-6868

Terry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Management from Jacksonville State University. She serves on a volunteer basis as an Assessor for the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), is a member of the Mississippi Civil Defense/Emergency Management Association, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, and a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). Since 2013, Terry has served as the Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for IAEM-USA. Terry is also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the Epsilon Pi Phi Emergency Management Honor Society. She has earned the designation as a Mississippi Certified Emergency Manager (MCEM).

Professionally, Terry has served as the Director for the Office of Preparedness with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) where she oversaw the day-to-day operations of three Bureaus (Exercise, Plans and Training). In this capacity, Terry coordinated the efforts of the Plans Section for the State Emergency Operations Center and served as the Chair for the Governors Active Shooter Task Force. Prior to this appointment, Terry served as the Hurricane Program Manager for MEMA, as a Senior All Hazards Planner for the Mississippi State Department of Health and as the Emergency Services Manager for the Central Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross.