The Mississippi Executive Director of Environmental Quality
is a state executive position in the Mississippi
The Executive Director oversees the Department of Environmental Quality, which was created in 1989 to replace the Department of Natural Resources. The department is charged with protecting the environment, administering most U.S. EPA programs, monitors, models, and regulates water use and functions as the state geological survey.
The current officeholder is Trudy Fisher. She was appointed by Gov. Haley Barbour in 2007.
The Mississippi Executive Director of Environmental Quality is appointed by the governor.
In 2010, the Mississippi Executive Director of Environmental Quality was paid an estimated $120,386 according to the Council of State Governments.
Post Office Box 2261
Jackson, MS 39225
Toll Free: 888-786-0661