Auranuth "Noot" Plooksawad-Dant  

Associate Vice President Mississippi Foster Care

Auranuth "Noot" Plooksawad- Dant joined Meritan in 2001.  She is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Psychology.  She obtained a Master's of Science in Social Work from Jackson State University.  

Noot has spent most of her career working with children and families from diverse backgrounds, countries and experiences.  She is married to John Dant, and they have one daughter, McKenzie.  In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading and spending time outdoors with her family and dogs.