15-24-CWS | April 21, 2015
BILOXI, Miss. – Ron Harmon took the oath of office Tuesday and was sworn in as the newest member of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources.
Harmon, who lives in Gulfport, was appointed to the Commission by Gov. Phil Bryant and confirmed by the Mississippi Senate in March.
He will represent the charter boat industry on the MCMR.
Harmon has operated a charter boat business, Captain Ron’s Charters, LLC, since 1989. He also supervises the marine unit for the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, a job he’s held since 2008.
He and his wife, Pandy, have four daughters.
Harmon replaces Jimmy Taylor, whose term expired June 30, 2014.
Photo courtesy Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
Ron Harmon, left, is sworn in Tuesday as a commissioner on the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources by Lucille Morgan, CSR. Harmon’s wife, Pandy Harmon, also participated in the ceremony.
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 www.dmr.ms.gov.