Board of Directors

Allison Coulton, National Director/President of MRMF

Allison has been a member of the Miss Rodeo Mississippi board since 2009. She currently serves as National Director of Mississippi and President of the Miss Rodeo Mississippi Foundation Board. Allison is married to Kirk Coulton and resides in Bentonia, MS. She's a graduate of Mississippi State University and enjoys barrel racing, reading, traveling, and MSU Football. She wears many hats in our organization, as well as schedules all of the appearances for the queens during the Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Corriene Jackson, Board of Director

LeAnne Peters, Board of Director/Secretary

LeAnne has been an MRM board member since 2005. Although she was "roped" into being a board of director, she has jumped right in and found her niche by helping prepare queens for interview, on-stage questioning, and rules test. LeAnne is married to her college sweetheart, Arthur, who are both graduates of Mississippi State University, and reside in Starkville. She is employed by the Mississippi Cattlemen's Association and works tirelessly to promote Agriculture throughout the United States. She is also the advisor for the Mississippi Junior Cattlemen's Association.

Even though Laura was Miss Rodeo Mississippi 2015, she's probably best known as the 2015 World Freestyle Reining champion for her incredible dance with horse Wimpys Top Model, which was performed to Disney super-hit "Let it Go", from the film, Frozen. (video can be found by clicking her name at the top of her bio). Laura married her college sweetheart, Carl, this past October, and was elected to the MRM Board around the same time. Former captain of the Texas A&M Equestrian team and a graduate of Texas A&M, Laura brings a wealth of horsemanship knowledge to the MRM board and acts as the resident horsemanship coach.

Laura Hankins Prisock, Board of Director

Laura was crowned Mississippi's first Miss Teen Rodeo Mississippi in 2006. She is a graduate of East Mississippi Community College, where she was crowned Most Beautiful, and of Mississippi State University with a degree in educational counseling. She is currently a guidance counselor and cheer coach at Choctaw County High School. She and her husband, Presly, reside in Starkville. Although Laura is relatively new to the MRM board, she brings a level of enthusiasm that's unmatched, and handles tabulations during our annual pageant.

Kelli is no stranger to the rodeo queen world. After holding many local, state, and national rodeo queen titles, she went on to be crowned the first Miss Rodeo America from the great State of Mississippi. Kelli, a graduate of Wheaton College and currently a graduate student at Mississippi State University, lives in Starkville, with her husband (David) and two children (Ava and Silas). Kelli continues to stay abreast with the rodeo queen world and western fashion industry by helping prepare a host of future contestants for rodeo queen contest. She has been an MRM Board member since 2011 and served one year as an MRA Executive Board member. Click Kelli's name above to read her official Biography as stated on the Miss Rodeo America website.

Cassie St. Amant, Board of Directors

Deborah Tucker. Board of Director

Deborah has been an MRM Board member since 1998. She is a former director of the Mississippi High School Rodeo Queen pageant and has judged numerous state and local rodeo queen pageants over the past 25 years. Deborah and husband, Charles, reside in Brandon, where she is co-owner of her father's dry-wall business. When she's not volunteering her time and talents, you can find Deborah following her 2016 National Little Britches World Champion Barrel Racing granddaughter, Cara Beth Calhoun, her National Little Britches qualifier grandson, Case Calhoun, barrel racing daughter, Emily, and son-in-law, former WNFR Pick-Up Man, Shawn "Too Tall" Calhoun, or spending time with her other three precious grandchildren, Landon, Zoie, and Annlea . Although vacationing in St. John with best friend Cathy and daughter Laura is her favorite past time, she also enjoys gardening, home interior, and being around her family and friends.

Cari Keyes Wansley, Board of Director

The first of a set of twins to hold the title of Miss Rodeo Mississippi, Cari, has been an MRM Board member since 2006. Her twin sister, Cori, was MRM in 2007. A registered NICU nurse, Cari spends her days taking care of newborn babies. If her work doesn't keep her busy enough, she's also the mother of twins, Brylee and Mason Landers. Cari brings a wealth of knowledge to the MRM Board and continues to assist with the yearly pageant, as a worker and sponsor.

Hillary Hobby Whittington, Board of Directors

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