Effective May 16, Jason Scott has joined the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) as the new Director of Information and Outreach.

“Jason’s 10 years of experience in public relations makes him a strong addition to the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s communication efforts,” said Russell Bozeman, State Forester.

Scott is a 2004 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in communication.

Formerly the public information manager for the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Scott’s career includes work with the Mississippi State University Foundation and the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

Originally from Raymond, he and his wife AliceClaire reside in Jackson with their three-year-old twin sons.

Mississippi Forestry Commissioner Press Release