Roy Mitchell

Executive Director

roym@mhap.org

Roy Mitchell is the Executive Director of the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program. He is a native Mississippian and a graduate of the University of Mississippi. He is a member of the State Bar of California. Roy has thirty years of public interest advocacy experience in non-profit management, legal services, community organizing, and legislative advocacy. Roy has staffed and supervised legal clinics for domestic violence victims, low-income housing tenants, ACA Marketplace consumers, SSI disability appeals, Medicaid appeals, TANF recipients, and seniors in both urban and rural settings. He has organized several statewide coalitions and initiatives and successfully promulgated Mississippi health and welfare legislation. He served as the consumer’s representative on numerous Mississippi Medicaid, Human Services, Insurance, and Health Department committees, and task forces.
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