ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s physical plant director and Mississippi School Plant Management Association Board member, Joe Everett recently attended the MSPMA state conference in Flowood. The organization of about 500 maintenance, housekeeping, grounds, health, transportation and safety operations, energy management and environmental stewardship employees from pre-school, elementary and secondary levels as well as community and senior colleges and universities, met to exchange ideas on best practices and challenges. Members heard from Pearl River Community College President, Dr. Adam Breerwood as their keynote speaker. They also learned about their purpose through this professional development opportunity for school plant management personnel through proper management practices related to school operations and maintenance. Representatives also attending from Jones College were Michael Bradshaw-assistant to the president for facilities management and from the maintenance department, Jason Bonner, Milton Newell and Mike Tisdale.