Elizabeth Holbert Jonson


Elizabeth Holbert Jonson is the Assistant Secretary of State for Communications and Publications for the Mississippi Secretary of State. In this dual role, she serves as a communications director to Secretary of State Michael Watson and oversees all statutory responsibilities of the Publications Division.

Prior to her service in state government, she assumed numerous roles in higher education, including administration and athletic academics at institutions across the Southeast including Auburn University, Ohio University, the University of Louisiana of Monroe, and Louisiana State University of Alexandria. While in her role as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications, she was named Practitioner of the Year by the Public Relations Association of Louisiana, Central Chapter.

Having returned home to Mississippi to continue her career of over 10 years in public service, the former University of Mississippi softball student athlete is proud to have established roots with her husband and three children in her native state.

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