Lee Caldwell Priorities

lee caldwell in chair"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

Transportation Improvements

  • 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 
  • Appointed:
    • Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization
    • North Delta Planning and Development Board.
    • DeSoto County Representative for the Federal I-69 Coalition

Improved Services for Citizens

  • Chair: Broadband Committee
  • Chair: Agri-Education Center - working to protect our agricultural roots for generations
  • 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
  • Fire and Emergency Management committees
  • Keep DeSoto County Beautiful
  • Military Family Support Group
  • Board Member of Northwest MS Wildlife Rehab
  • Republican Executive Board