Judge Drungole-Ellis serves as the Senior Judge for the Fourteenth Chancery Court District. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Rust College, Holly Springs, Mississippi, Judge Drungole-Ellis received her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas.
She was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1986 and began her legal career practicing in various State and Federal Courts. In 2009, she was appointed as the Oktibbeha County (Starkville) Youth Court Judge and served in that capacity until 2018 when she was elected Chancery Court Judge on November 6, 2018. She was re-elected on November 8, 2022.
She is continually active in community service and serves her church’s denomination both nationally and locally. Internationally, she is very active in Missions particularly in the Kenya East Africa area serving as a Missionary and supporting two orphanages and other “self-sustaining” training projects, throughout the year. During her yearly mission trips, she is able to provide clothing, food, various supplies and other assistance to several hundred Kenyans, mostly children and the elderly.
Judge Drungole-Ellis has served on various boards and associations, including the Methodist Senior Services Board of Directors, the State Department of Education Judicial Task Force, with membership in numerous organizations such as the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), and the American Judges Association, (AJA).