Dr. Ronald Love has chaired the Southern Minority Leadership Council since its inception. He is currently the Director of Continuing Education at Mississippi Valley State University.
Dr. Love has also worked at the Mississippi Department of Education as an Assistant Superintendent for Policy and Planning (1985-1987), Community/Outreach Services (1994-1997) and State Schools/Special Projects (2000-2005). Dr. Love was appointed Conservator of Tunica County Schools by the State Board and the Governor of Mississippi in 1997. He also served as Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Curriculum at Tupelo Public Schools (1987-1994).