Leadership Roles 

  • National Association of County Officials - Defined Contribution and Retirement Advisory Committee; the Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee and the War on Poverty Committee
  • Governor’s Vision for Recovery Commission – appointee of Governor Haley Barbour
  • National Association of Counties, Five State Coastal Counties / Parishes Caucus – past chairperson Played a leadership role in uniting the five coastal states, which started out as a task force after the BP spill, for the purpose of lobbing in DC for the Health of the waters of The Gulf of Mexico.
  • Women of the Storm - Helped to organize and participate in influencing elected officials on a national scale to send BP recovery funds in the Southeast region
  • Center for International Policy – delegate traveling to Cuba to discuss civil defense, economic development, and the lifting of the embargo.
  • The Center for Inquiry, Discovery and Development Global Council at SUNY Geneseo State College, NY - The Global council was designed to award college students entrepreneurial projects.
  • American Heart Association – Go Red for Women chairwoman


Accolades and Recognition

  • Governing Institute - Top 25 Women in Government in the United States of 2018

    This program brings together outstanding elected women leaders from across the nation to acknowledge their contributions, provide leadership development and mentor the next generation of women leaders to run for office.

  • Gulf Guardian Award – Two-time winner
  • Blessed Girls Rock - Lucimarian Roberts Award
  • "Go Red for Women" 2011 Honoree
  • Selected 2007 Businesswoman of the Year
  • Republican Woman of the Year

Besides her duties as a Supervisor, Rockco has been selected for other decision making groups that affect the coast.

  • Governor's Gulf Restoration Commission for the BP Oil Spill
  • National Association of Supervisors BP Oil Spill Focus Group
  • EPA focus on BP Spill
  • Mississippi Association of Supervisors Legislative Committee
  • Mississippi Association of Supervisors President
  • Women of the Storm
  • Southern Mississippi Planning and Developmnet District (SMPDD) Board of Directors
  • SMPDD Workforce Development Board

Connie Rockco believes in supporting associations that strengthen the community such as:

  • Gulf Coast Women's Center
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Save our Sisters
  • Go Red for Women
  • Women of Wisdom
  • Lighthouse Business and Professional Women
  • Pink Hearts Fund
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Leadership Gulf Coast
  • Gulf Coast Mental Health
  • Cedar Lake United Methodist Church
  • Mental Health Association

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