Rod Woullard – District 4
Vice President Board of Supervisors National Association of Black County Officials
Education: Hattiesburg Public Schools Jackson State University, Jackson, MS Lincoln University, in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Military: United States Army attained the rank of Sergeant E-5.
After being honorably discharged in 1979, he worked in the oil field as a Wire Line Steering Tool operator. In 1982 he established R & D Contracting, Inc. and recently celebrated 27 year in business.
Rod was elected District 4 Supervisor in 2001 and is currently is the Vice President of the Board. In 2006, Rod Woullard, his wife, Deborah Woullard, and Calvin McDaniel opened The ADEPT School, a not for profit dropout recovery, vocational, and academic school for students who dropped out of a traditional school setting. Additionally, in 2008, as District 4 Supervisor, built a facility that houses The First Tee of The Pine Belt-a character development organization for youth ages 7 to 17.
He serves on many boards as well as participates in the Senior Citizen monthly feeding program. He provides a facility and staff for an after-school tutoring program in Palmers Crossing. He is an avid supporter of public schools and continuing education and is a “drum major” for literacy for which he was recognized by the NAACP earlier this year.
Member since 1969, of Shady Grove Baptist Church where his grandfather and father served as pastor. His brother is the current pastor. Member of the brotherhood, foreign mission and community outreach ministry programs and deacon of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Rod and wife Deborah are the proud parents of two daughters, Ayeshalia and Candace, one son, Al, and three grandchildren – Ahmarey Jeremiah, Addysan Shelby, and Adyiah Jewel.