Chief Operating Officer, Hope Village for Children
Terri Province has been with Hope Village for Children since its inception in 2001. Over the last sixteen years she has held many different positions within the organization and is currently serving as the agency’s Chief Operating Officer. She received her undergraduate degree from Mississippi State and her graduate degree from Loyola University. She has always had a passion for helping others and considers it a privilege to be able to impact our world every day by helping those less fortunate. She lives in Meridian, MS with her husband, has three children, and six grandchildren. Her hobbies include traveling, snow skiing, decorating, and spending time with family.
Amy Turner, MSW
Director of Children’s Services, Catholic Charities
Amy Turner is a licensed master level social worker with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. She received her undergraduate degree from Delta State University and her master’s degree from Jackson State University. Since 2000, Amy has worked with the Catholic Charities Therapeutic Foster Care Program, where she has served as a therapist and program director. In the program director role, she has been diligently
involved in the foster care reform efforts of the state. In 2016, Amy began serving as the Director of Children’s Services. She directly supervises the adoption program, Hope Haven Home Based, Hope Haven Residential, Solomon
Counseling Center, Therapeutic Foster Care, and the Unaccompanied Refugee
Tom Veile is with New Beginnings International Children’s & Family Services, Inc. He was blessed to be born into a loving and stable family, and his personal experience lead him to the belief that every child deserved what he had. This belief became his life’s mission – to make a permanent difference in the lives of children and families. He and his wife were blessed with two beautiful daughters through adoption and they are now the proud grandparents of 5 wonderful grandchildren, with another one on the way.