Executive Director

Nicole Claiborne

With more than 27 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Nicole Claiborne, is Executive Director at the Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies (MACAA) in Jackson, Mississippi.  Prior to joining MACAA,  Nicole served as Operations Director for Social Work p.r.n. and Divisional Social Services Director for the Salvation Army/Alabama, Mississippi, & Louisiana Divisional Headquarter.   She serves on the weatherization advisory council and was appointed as the low-income advocate representing the State of MS at LIHEAP Day in Washington, DC.  She earned an AA degree from Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, TX and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Social Work from Jackson State University.  She was also a Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC-Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Mental Health Administration) scholar and a research fellow at the University of California Irvine.  

“Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.”― Shirley Chisholm

Nicole Claiborne
Executive Director
4500 I-55 North, Suite 249
Jackson, MS  39211
601-944-1747
601-882-5980
nclaiborne@msacaa.com

Fiscal Compliance Officer

Sherry Taylor

Sherry Taylor joins Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies (MACAA) as the Fiscal Compliance Officer.  She formerly served as Senior Financial Specialist with the Mississippi State Disbursement Unit and former Policy Director with the Department of Human Services Child Support Division.  She earned an AA degree from Holmes Community College and Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Belhaven University.  Sherry possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in human resources, fiscal management, fiscal compliance and accounting.

Sherry Taylor
Fiscal Compliance Officer
4500 I-55 North, Suite 249
Jackson, MS  39211
601-944-1747
601-882-5980
staylor@msacaa.com