The Wilson Research Foundation is announcing the appointment of Lyn McMillin of Madison to its board of governors. The foundation supports Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, helping establish
Methodist as a center of excellence through its patient-focused research program.
Ginny Wilson Mounger, chairperson of the board, said, "Lyn is a wonderful leader and community servant. She will be a tremendous asset to our mission to sustain and grow the life-changing research program at Methodist Rehab."
Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, McMillin received her bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi. She is married to David McMillin, a financial operations manager with Xerox Corporation and they have three children, ages 23, 21 and 17.
"I am genuinely excited to serve on the Wilson Foundation board," said McMillin. "Methodist Rehab is an amazing Mississippi success story, and this research program is a very worthy cause to help our patients recover more abilities."
The foundation is currently engaged in a $3 million campaign to raise funds for clinical research studies, equipment and education needs at the center.
McMillin serves on the board of directors for the Junior League of Jackson Sustainers and Goodwill Industries of Mississippi. She is a member of the church council and immediate past chairperson of Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church. McMillin currently serves as president of Delta Delta Delta Jackson Area Alumnae. And she is a member of the Mississippi Children's Museum Partners, the Garden Club of Jackson, the Jackson Symphony League and the Mississippi Museum of Art Gallery Guild.