Jarvis Dortch, Executive Director

Prior to becoming Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi, Jarvis Dortch served as the Mississippi House representative for District 66. In addition, he's worked in various arenas of public health and social justice advocacy with nonprofits and state agencies.

October 12, 2020

Alicia N. Netterville, Deputy Director

Prior to joining ACLU Mississippi, Alicia practiced law with a regional firm where she represented corporate clients in labor and employment, privacy and cybersecurity, consumer protection, and Section 1983 matters.  In addition to  corporate clients, Alicia also represented numerous pro bono cli

October 15, 2020

Joshua Tom, Legal Director

Joshua Tom joined the ACLU of Mississippi as Staff Attorney before being promoted to Legal Director. Prior to joining the ACLU of Mississippi, Joshua was in private practice doing corporate litigation. 

July 7, 2017

Candace Coleman, Director of Community Engagement

Candace joined the ACLU of Mississippi staff as Director of Community Engagement in October 2020. She is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to working with ACLU, she was a television news anchor.

October 15, 2020

Tabuthia Bell, Finance Officer

Tabuthia Bell began at the ACLU of Mississippi in December 2013 as Finance Officer. Prior to the ACLU, she worked at Dewitt Sullivan, CPA and Bruno & Tervalon, LLP. Tabuthia is a graduate of Alcorn State University.

July 7, 2017

Jensen Luke Matar, TEAP-MS Advocacy Coordinator

Jensen Luke Matar joined the ACLU of Mississippi in July 2018 as the Transgender Education & Advocacy Program (TEAP-MS) Coordinator, but he isn’t new to the organization.

July 26, 2018