Misty graduated from DeRidder High School in 2000 and received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from McNeese State University in 2004.
Before becoming Mayor, Misty was the Director of Community Service for 9 years.
Her love for the community expands into her volunteer work.
She currently serves as a:
- Past Board Member and supporting member of the Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce
- Hope Village Board of Director
- Agape Community Clinic Trustee
- Beauregard Prevention Coalition Board Member
- Member and Board of Director of the DeRidder Rotary Club
- Fort Polk Progress Board of Director
Misty is a SWLA Leadership Program and Leadership Louisiana Alumnus.
Misty was awarded the 2014 SWLA Business Women's Network Up and Coming Business Women of the Year and was also the recipient of the Thomas J. Morris Sr. United Way of SWLA Volunteer of the Year in 2015.
In 2008, Misty married her husband Duncan. Duncan is the Owner and Agent of Allstate-The Clanton Agency in DeRidder.