Mississippi: Director of the Office of Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM)
Sally Burchfield Doty was named by Governor Tate Reeves as the first director of the Office of Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM). The new office serves as the single point of contact for broadband policy, grant funding, and administration for the State of Mississippi.
Sally is an attorney, and most recently served as the Executive Director of the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff. Previously she served three terms in the Mississippi Senate representing Southwest Mississippi, serving as Vice Chair of Judiciary Division A and Vice-Chair of Public Property. She also worked on a wide range of other issues on a whole host of other committees.
Sally grew up in Kosciusko but has lived in Brookhaven for 25 years. She is adjusting to life as an empty nester and welcomed her first grandchild in November.