The Gulf Coast Veterans Parade Inc., is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization. We are incorporated and operated in accordance with the State of Mississippi and a set of By-Laws.
Our membership consists of a board of officers, advisory board and volunteers who serve and work toward conducting an annual parade to honor all Veterans and members of the Armed Forces.
President: Col Jim Hollingsworth USAF, (Ret)
Vice President: Col Phil Harding USAF, (Ret)
Secretary: Ada Dodson
Treasurer: AGC Leslie Shelton USN, (Ret)
Parade Chair: Lt Col Cliff Canoy USA, (Ret)
VIP Operations: Angela Wood
Post Parade Ops: Vonda Martin
Maj Gen James Garner USA (Ret)
Mary Ellen Landry (President Emeritus)
Valery Mabry (Secretary Emeritus)
Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich
Mayor Billy Hewes, III
Mayor Rusty Quave
If you or someone you know is interested in serving please contact us or check out our volunteer page.
Please check out our FAQ Page for common questions and answers.
For any general inquiries, fill in the following contact form:
Gulf Coast Veterans Parade, Inc.
P.O. Box 8064 Biloxi, MS 39535
(601) 265-1537 (voice msgs not monitored daily)