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Mississippi Commission of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Announces New Chairman

Scott Coopwood has been elected to serve as chairman of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for the coming year.
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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Commissioner Scott Coopwood, of Cleveland, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for the coming year.

Coopwood is the founder and publisher of the magazines, Delta Business Journal, Delta Magazine, the Delta Ag Journal, and The Welcome Guide. He is also the owner of Coopwood Communications, a full-service advertising, marketing, public relations, and digital media firm.

Coopwood has served four years of his five-year term, having served as vice chairman for the past year. His term as chairman began July 1.

Filling the role of vice-chairman will be District III Commissioner Robert Taylor of Louisville.

“We look forward to the continued leadership these two members bring to the table as well as the hard work each of our commissioners does to protect and enhance Mississippi’s outdoor heritage,” said MDWFP Executive Director Dr. Sam Polles.

The five commissioners are appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the membership of the state Senate, for a five-year term.

For more information regarding MDWFP, visit www.mdwfp.com or call 601-432-2400. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/mdwfp or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.


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