Anita Bonner

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Anita Bonner

Annita Bonner
Jackson, MS
Rain Elementary PTSA, Jackson MS

Personal and Professional Information

  • Education Advocacy-Experienced in educating stakeholders to promote positive outcomes for community members.
  • Consumer Advocacy-Experienced in working with internal and external stakeholders to decrease social disparities in local communities.
  • Community Relation-Proficient in establishing and acting as a catalyst to bring together strategic networks and partners to advance priorities within the community.
  • Organization Skills- Skillful in prioritizing, multi-tasking, leading, directing, and solving concerns effectively.
  • Communication Skills- Proficient in effectively communicating with internal and external clients and customers.
  • Masters of Public Administration degree from Belhaven University
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Jackson State University
  • Associate Degree from Jones Junior College.
  • Mother of three boys, De’Arras , Austin ,and Tyshawn

PTA Involvement

Current Service includes:

  • Mississippi PTA Convention Chair, 2018

Previous service includes:

  • Mississippi PTA Sandra McCall Scholarship Chair, 2014- 2018
  • National PTA  Convention  Volunteer, 2017
  • Kirksey Middle School , President, 2014-2016
  • Kirksey Middle School,  Vice President , 2013-2014
  • North Jackson Elementary, Vice President,  2012-2013
  • Spann Elementary, Vice President , 2011-2012

Community Involvement:

Current service includes:

  • Andrew Jackson Boys’ Scout  Troop 401 Volunteer,  2015-Present
  • Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) Radio Reader Volunteer, 2011

Previous Service includes:

  • Jackson Public Teacher  School Mini-Grant Sorer,2016
  • Nissan/BankPlus Teacher Mini-Grant Reviewer, 2012-2014
  • Parents for Public School- Safe Routes to School campaign, 2011


  • Jackson State University Journalist of the Year, 2010
  • Ronald McNair Scholar , 2010
  • National Association of Broadcasters Scholar, 2008-2010
  • Associated Press Student Award, 2008