Vicki J. Skinner
Mayor | 2009 – present
Vicki J. Skinner, elected mayor in 2009, is in her second term of serving her community. She is a Certified Municipal Official, Advanced Level Official and is currently working on her Professional Level through the Mississippi Municipal League.
Vicki serves on the Tippah County Board of Directors and Tippah County Hospital Board of Trustee. She also serves the community as an active member of the Walnut Volunteer Fire & Rescue where she is a certified State of Mississippi Firefighter and National Registered Emergency Medical Technician. Vicki has followed in her late father Mack’s footsteps, who helped start the Walnut VFD over fifty years ago and served as alderman for over twenty eight years for the Town of Walnut.
Vicki graduated from Walnut High School and has always considered Walnut her home, a great place to live and raise a family. Vicki and her husband, Joe, have three children: Stacy, Joel and Jeffrey. She is daughter of Danna and the late Mack Johnson of Walnut and an active member of Walnut Baptist Church.
Walnut is blessed to have such a great community leader!