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    Meet the Board

    Liz Elmore, President

    Liz moved to Ocean Springs after graduating from Ole Miss to pursue a career in finance supporting the US Navy. In her free time Liz coaches the Ocean Springs Girls’ Lacrosse team, serves as a Girl Scout Troup Leader, and enjoys exploring all Ocean Springs has to offer with her husband and two children. Wanting to ensure all kids are safe to bike and explore Ocean Springs as they grow, she is committed to working with the city and other organizations to improve pedestrian safety and walkability throughout Ocean Springs.

    Lauren Thurman, Vice President

    Lauren grew up in Ocean Springs and has seen the city change and grow, but she knows the heart of Ocean Springs is its people. Lauren spends her days as a physical therapist helping people get back to an active lifestyle. Lauren enjoys the natural beauty of Ocean Springs by canoeing, sailing, and hiking with her busy family of five. She knows the best way to see and enjoy Ocean Springs is on foot or by bike, and she is dedicated to making that experience safer for both residents and visitors.

    Allen Stanfield, Treasurer

    Allen is a passionate runner, cyclists and native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Allen can be spotted exercising on the streets of Ocean Springs daily. When he is not on foot or cycling, Allen is enjoying a sunset cruise on his golf cart with his wife and children. After Katrina, Allen was on the front lines thoughtfully rebuilding the coast via grant writing a community development. As a Realtor, he knows what draws folks to Ocean Springs and is committed to preserving our city’s charm while improving safety.

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