"Proactive leadership can produce dramatic results."
Supervisor Lee Caldwell
Lee Caldwell made history in 2011 by being the first female Supervisor for DeSoto County. She is the past President of the Board. Supervisor Caldwell chairs, and is a member of, many committees for DeSoto County , the region, and the state.
Focus on Education: "Education drives Economic Development!"
DeSoto County Board of Education 15 Years
National Board Certified Teacher
Horn Lake High School’s Teacher of the Year
Partnered with DCSD and the cities of Olive Branch and Horn Lake to open the two Regional Technology and Training Centers.
Director of JROTC & Special Projects
Implemented three USMC-JROTC Units for schools
Chair: Transportation Committee
Driving DeSoto initiative to lobby state and federal lawmakers for highway widening
Partnered with the City of Southaven to extend Pepperchase and repave roads around the Landers Center
Worked with MDOT to add the McIngvale exit to I-269
Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization
North Delta Planning and Development Board.
DeSoto County Representative for the Federal I-69 Coalition
Improved Services for Citizens
Chairman: Broadband Committee
Created Senior Resource Guide to provide valuable information to senior citizens
Worked with communities and cities to improve parks across the county and added a tennis court to Eudora Park