• Chuck Harrell, D.M.D., Member

    Chuck Harrell

    Board Member Since March 2017
    Term Expires February 2024


    Dr. Chuck Harrell was appointed to the Petal School District Board of Trustees in February, 2017, by the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the City of Petal.  He previously served two five-year terms from 1998 to 2009, as an elected member then an appointed member.  He is a 1981 graduate of Moss Point High School.  He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1986 and went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Mississippi in 1990.  He served 6 years in the United States Air Force as a Dental Officer and was stationed at: Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lakeland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas; Anderson Air Force Base, Guam; and Tyndall Air Force Base, Panama City, Florida.  He moved to Petal in July, 1996. 

    Chuck and his wife, Ramona, have twin sons that are Petal High School graduates.  Chuck is the owner of Petal Family Dentistry.  They are members of Asbury United Methodist Church where he is a Congregational Elder and Worship Team Sound Engineer.  He has served on the PSD Shared Decision Making Council, Petal School District Strategic Planning Committee, and Petal YMCA Board.  He currently serves on the Petal Education Foundation Board, Petal Children’s Task Force, Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and Baptist Medical Dental Missions International Short Term Missions.