Channing Peebles is the VP, Resource Development and Communications for the United Way of East Mississippi. Channing graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and minored in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. She is an ambassador for East Mississippi Business Development Corporation and an active member of Junior Auxiliary of Meridian where she is a committee member for Public Relations and chair for the Reading is Fundamental committee. She has been a committee member for Meridian Mardi Gras, Earth’s Bounty, Meridian Day at The Fair, Art Crawl, and Merry Meridian. Channing and her husband Tyler live in Meridian with their son John Mason.