Chair
Fifth Congressional District
Term Expires: 6.30.2024

Mr. John Pigott was appointed to the Board by Governor Phil Bryant in 2012 to represent the Fifth Congressional District.

Mr. Pigott has owned The Pigott Agency, a neighborhood Allstate Agency, since 1986. The company has offices in Picayune and Poplarville. Additionally, he owns Pearl River Communications, which operates WRJW radio station, “The Swap Shop Newspaper,” and “Welcome Home” Real Estate magazine, all based in Picayune.

He is currently a board member of the Boy Scouts of America—Pine Burr area, Picayune Rotary Club, Greater Picayune Chamber of Commerce, and Partners for Stennis.

He is a graduate of Picayune Memorial High School, Pearl River Community College, and received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Mississippi State University.

John and his wife, Dot, reside in Picayune and have four children, Jason, Lauren, Alison, and Justin.