Tympel Turner Joins Mississippi Forestry Commission
Effective February 1, 2014, Tympel Turner joined the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) as the Northern Outreach Officer. Turner will be the main point of contact for all outreach and public information/education in the northern region of Mississippi. Part of her duties will also include urban and community forestry. This region primarily includes the Northwest District and Northeast District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission.
“Keeping the public and our partners updated on the wildfire situation, forest conditions, forest threats and available programs is very important to our mission,” said Charlie Morgan, State Forester. “Outreach, education and public information is vital to promote and protect our state’s natural resources.”
Turner, a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in forest management, is a registered forester in Mississippi and worked recently as an independent contractor with duties including inventory/procurement forester and petroleum landman for multiple companies in Mississippi.
In addition, Turner is also a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in general business. Her work history includes time with the MFC as a USDA FS Forest Inventory Analysis Forester before being promoted to the Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator. Turner has also been previously employed as an Independent Petroleum Landman for Beckett Oil and Gas and a Procurement Forester for Georgia-Pacific Corporation.
Please contact Turner at the information above for any outreach, information, media or urban needs in North Mississippi. You can find more information about our information and outreach department by visiting our website at http://www.mfc.ms.gov/ or by following the MFC on social media.