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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2008

 

GOVERNOR BARBOUR REAPPOINTS MUNRO TO WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, AND PARKS COMMISSION

 

(JACKSON, Mississippi) — Governor Haley Barbour has reappointed Jerry Munro, of Ocean Springs, to the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. This commission, which oversees the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, works to maintain the ecological integrity and aesthetic quality of the state’s resources.

 

“Jerry has a long history of experience with environmental and conservation efforts that makes him very well-qualified for this position. I know he’ll continue to do a great job serving the state in this capacity,” Governor Barbour said.

 

Munro is vice president of Munro Terminal, Inc., and community director of Bancorp South. He currently serves as a board member of the Ocean Springs Education Foundation, advisory board member of the Gulf Coast Carnival Association, and board member of the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce. Munro is past chairman of the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation. Past president of the Mississippi Association of Convenience Stores, Munro also served as past director of the Petroleum Marketers Association and the Petroleum Marketers of America. Within his community, Munro has also been involved with the Greater Biloxi Economic Foundation and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Foundation.

 

Munro graduated from the McCallie School in 1983 and earned his bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University. He and his wife, DeeDee, have two daughters, Grace and Lily.