State Forester Charlie Morgan announced that Russell Jones has been named the Business Services Director for the Mississippi Forestry Commission. “We are very pleased to have Russell Jones serving in this role,” said Morgan. “His internal knowledge of our business support services will be of great benefit as we move forward.”
Jones served the MFC as Director of Information Technology since 2009 and has been employed by the state of Mississippi since 1999. As Business Services Director, Jones will continue to maintain oversight over the Information Technology Division. In addition, he will oversee the Human Resources, Financial Services, Safety and Training, and Fleet/ Property Divisions.
The mission of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is to provide active leadership in forest protection, forest management, forest inventory and effective forest information distribution, necessary for Mississippi’s sustainable forest-based economy. For more information, please visit http://www.mfc.ms.gov/.