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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2008

 

GOVERNOR BARBOUR REAPPOINTS DALRYMPLE TO ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COMMISSION

 

(JACKSON, Mississippi)-Governor Haley Barbour has reappointed Martha Dalrymple, of Amory, to the Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality, which formulates policy for the Department of Environmental Quality to protect the state’s air, land, and water resources.

 

“Martha is an exemplary member of this commission. She has always taken very seriously her responsibility to develop policy that effectively safeguards the health, safety, and welfare of Mississippians and our environment,” Governor Barbour said. “I look forward to her continued contributions in this capacity.”

 

Dalrymple has been self-employed for 25 years, working in both real estate and the timber industry. She was chosen as the 2001 Outstanding Wildlife Conservationist of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts. In 2004, Dalrymple served as a member of the Amory Historic Preservation Commission and she is a former member of the Amory Regional Museum board.

 

Dalrymple and her husband, James. L Cummins, Jr., have been married seven years.