Columbus Lowndes Humane Society

50 Airline Road  •  Columbus, MS 39702  •  (662) 327-3107 phone  •  (662) 798-0063 fax  •  Find Us on Facebook

Board of Directors

Jyl Barefield

CLHS Board President  
Jyl is a lifelong resident of Colmbus, MS. She graduated from MS State University with a Master's degree in Educational Psychology. After retiring from the public school system, Jyl began volunteering for the CLHS, helping at events and walking dogs. In January of 2014, she joined the CLHS board. Over the years, she has volunteered for the Good Samaritan Medical clinic, Market Street, Columbus Arts Council, and the Lowndes County Relay for Life.

Brenda Comer

CLHS Board Vice President 
Brenda is a lifelong resident of Columbus and Lowndes County. Married to Bubba Comer. Graduate of MUW. She has been employed at Bennett Ophthalmology Group for 29 years. Longtime supporter of CLHS and joined the Board of CLHS in 2007.

Katherine Mallory

CLHS Board Treasurer  
Katherine Mallory is the newest member of the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society Board of Directors. A native of Canton, she and her husband, Marcus, have lived in Columbus for 17 years with their two children, Marcus Jr. and Patrick.

Teresa Palmer Miley

CLHS Board Assistant Treasurer 
Originally from Amory, MS, Teresa graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Accounting. She moved to Columbus in 1991 and joined the CLHS Board that same year. She has been employed at BankTEL Systems for the past 12 years.

Becky Cunningham

Board Member for CLHS since 2011 
Becky is a life long resident of Columbus, MS and graduated from MSU with a Business Degree. She retired from the District Attorneys office after 32 years as a Victims Advocate. She is a member of Wesley United Methodist Church 

Chase Pridmore

CLHS Board Member Since 2016  
Chase is a Columbus native and graduate from Mississippi State University, where she earned her degree in public relations and communications. She realized she wanted to be involved in helping animals when she adopted her dog, Moby, from CLHS in 2012.


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The Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society has a contract with the City of Columbus and Lowndes County to provide Animal Care for unwanted or stray animals from the city. We are dependent for the remainder upon...

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