Natalie Guess appointed to CMR

18-62-CWS | October 11, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Natalie Guess to the state Commission on Marine Resources representing nonprofit environmental organizations.


Effective immediately, Guess will serve a four-year term that will end June 30, 2022. She will represent the nonprofit environmental organizations for the Commission on Marine Resources.


Guess is the executive director of Unmanned Coast and the Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions under the Magnolia Business Alliance. She is also a health and wellness coach and speaker. Guess sits on the board for the Hancock County Tourism Bureau, serves as an advisory board member for Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast and is a member of the Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plains. She lives in Diamondhead with her husband Eric and son Kai.


“I am honored to be appointed to the Commission for the Department of Marine Resources by Governor Bryant,” said Guess. “My family and I enjoy everything our coastal environment has to offer, and I’m passionate about helping preserve its natural beauty for generations to come.”


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 The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at