Randy C. Reeves
- President, Mississippi
Mr. Randy Reeves currently serves as the 69th President of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans
Affairs. He is the Executive Director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board. In this capacity he is responsible
for policy decisions and delivery of services to Mississippi's (mostly rural) nearly 227,000 Veterans. Prior to
his appointment he served as Deputy Director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board and Director of the
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A native of rural Mississippi, Mr. Reeves served in the United States Air Force from 1980 to 1988 as an enlisted
airman before being commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy where he served from 1988 to 2008.
Commander (Retired), Reeves is a Gulf War Veteran with service during Operation Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom,
and Enduring Freedom. He retired in 2008 with 27 years of service.
Mr. Reeves is a Certified Public Manager, graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive
Program at Harvard University, graduate of Stennis School of Government State Executive Development Institute at
Mississippi State University, earned a Master’s Degree in Health Science from Touro University, a Bachelor’s
Degree in Management from Peru State College (Nebraska) and an Associate Degree from the Community College of the
Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL. He’s the recipient of the 2013 Excellence in State Government Award, and the
NASDVA Presidents award in 2013 and 2015.