Board of Directors

Terri Province (President)
Chief Operating Officer, Hope Village for Children

Terri Province has been with Hope Village for Children since its inception in 2001. Since that time, she has held many different positions within the organization and is currently serving as the agency’s Chief Operating Officer. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from  Mississippi State, a Masters of Pastoral Studies from Loyola University, and an Master of Business Administration from Mississippi State. 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, thrifting, and spending time with family

Sean Milner (Vice President)
Executive Director, Baptist Children’s Village

Sean A. Milner became the 11th executive director of The Baptist Children’s Village ministry in November 2016 after nearly 25 years of practicing law in Clinton, Mississippi.  He is a graduate of Mississippi College and Mississippi College School of Law.  Sean currently serves on the Mississippi Ethics Commission and as Chairman of the Board at Mt. Salus Christian School.  He and his wife Elizabeth have two grown children and are active members of Morrison Heights Baptist Church where Sean is a deacon and a longtime adult Sunday school teacher. Sean is an alumnus of The Baptist Children’s Village.  He came to the ministry at a young age with his three brothers and one sister and remained in the care of The BCV for 18 years. He is the only former child care resident to serve in the position of executive director of The Baptist Children’s Village and the only one among all of the Southern Baptist child care agencies nationwide.

Amy Turner, MSW (Secretary)
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, Born Free/New Beginnings, Hope Haven Home Based, Solomon Counseling Center, Therapeutic Foster Care, and the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program.

Jamie Himes, LPC (Treasurer)
Executive Director, Southern Christian Services

Jamie is a Licensed Professional Counselor and brings more than 20 years clinical experience to Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth, Inc.  As the Executive Director, she is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization as well as fundraising, community relations and serving as its face and public spokesperson.  Prior to joining Southern Christian Services, Jamie managed clinical operations for Arkansas’ largest children’s home campus which included a dual diagnosis program for pregnant and parenting women, psychiatric residential treatment center, emergency shelter, outpatient counseling clinic and therapeutic day school.  

Jamie holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Arkansas Little Rock and a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas. Jamie’s conducted research and authored articles in conjunction with the National Center of Toxicological Research and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She’s a certified Trust-Based Relational Intervention Practitioner and Trainer through Texas Christian University’s Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development.  

Jamie serves on the Mississippi State Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council, Mississippi Association of Child Caring Agencies Board of Directors (Treasurer) and the National Benevolence Association’s Executive Leadership and Wellness Group.