HCHRA operates at the highest level of integrity and fiscal responsibility. Since 1996, HCHRA has consistently received a clean audit. For 21 consecutive years, auditors have reviewed our financial statements and found our records to be accurate, complete, and per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
HCHRA is a public, non-profit organization that fully complies with all IRS requirements. This includes filing and providing for public inspection the Form 990. For more detailed financial information, visit our reports & plans. Hinds County Human Resource Agency strives to ensure that its operations are carried out in a highly ethical, transparent, and trustworthy manner. The vast array of community services and programs HCHRA provides is made possible by public and private donations, local, state, and federal grants and contracts.
MEET OUR FISCAL LEADERSHIP
Tarsha Henderson joined HCHRA in 1997. She assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2022. She has over 22 years of experience in auditing, budgeting, and accounting.
Tarsha attended Alcorn State University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Tarsha joined the Agency in 1997 as a Fiscal Clerk. Before she was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2022, she was named Interim CFO upon the retirement of long-time CFO Alfred Junior, under whose leadership she also served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO), Director of Budgets & Accounting, and Staff Accountant, totaling nearly 22 years of experience and leadership in the management and operation of the Agency’s financial affairs.
Tarsha brings to her new position a wealth of experience in ensuring the integrity, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of HCHRA’s financial reporting. She has proven herself to be an asset to this Agency and instrumental in ensuring that we operate per Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Agency standards.
Shirley A. Gibbs
Shirley Gibbs is a graduate of Mississippi College and Jackson State University. She has seven years of experience in public education, and twenty four years of experience in governmental procurement. As a member the Mississippi Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agents, Shirley has gained additional training on federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to contract procurement. She has received the HCHRA Agency Support Award, the HCHRA Board of Directors Awards, HCHRA Josephine Singleton Award and the HCHRA Administrative Staff of the Year Award. Shirley has been with HCHRA for more than twenty seven years, serving first as a volunteer Parent for the Head Start Program, then being hired as a Purchasing & Procurement Director for the past twenty four years.
Robert Scott serves as the Head Start Grants Management Director for the Hinds County Human Resource Agency. Upon obtaining his Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance, he worked as an accountant with the Boston Gas Company in Boston, MA. Robert has been employed with HCHRA since October 1985. He started his career with HCHRA as an Energy Coordinator. After obtaining his Master’s Degree in Business Administration, he became the Head Start Grants Management Director in December 1990.