Amanda S. Fontaine
Amanda is the Executive Director of the Mississippi Burn Foundation. She received her MBA at Delta State University. She currently serves as President of the Rankin County Chamber of Commerce, President of the Reservoir YMCA Board of Directors, a member of Water for Malawi Board of Directors, Metro YMCA Board of Directors, Safe Kids Mississippi Advisory Council member, and was appointed by the Governor to serve on the EMS Advisory Council. Amanda is also active with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership Ambassador and Chairman’s Council member, the Pearl Chamber of Commerce Ambassador, Madison County Chamber of Commerce Liaison, the Flowood Chamber of Commerce Diplomat, Mississippi Society of Association Executives, Madison County Business League, Professional Women’s Association, Junior League of Jackson Touch A Truck Chair and numerous other community organizations.
She has previously served as Governor of the American Advertising Federation AAF District 7, a member of the National Board of Directors of the American Advertising Federation, President of the Rankin County Rotary Club, President of the American Advertising Federation of Jackson, Vice President of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Vice President/Conference Chair for the American Association of Fundraising Professionals, a member of the Merit Health Rankin Hospital Advisory Board, and was a member of the Delta State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. She was chosen as one of Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Women in Business and Mississippi Delta’s Top 50 Women in Business. Amanda received the Rankin County Junior Auxiliary Community Volunteer of the Year, Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women, International Who’s Who of Professional Management, 7th District of the American Advertising Federation Governor’s Award, and 7th District of the American Advertising Federation President of the Year. She served as a participant in Leadership Rankin, Leadership Madison, and Leadership Mississippi; a Daily Points of Light award winner, Mississippi Healthcare Association Volunteer of the Year, and has received various other recognitions.
She is a Paul Harris Fellow +1 and received the Rankin County Rotary Club Rotarian of the Year, District 6820 Volunteer of the Year, and the Perfect Attendance Award. She previously served as Rotary District 6820’s Assistant Governor and Public Relations Chair. She was the Centennial Celebration Co-chair for the Jackson Rotary Club and is currently the Rotary Raffle Chair for her club.
Amanda and her family are active members of Pinelake Church. She is married to Patrick and they have three children, Taylor, Wesley, and Sydney.