Governor taps Weir for education board
by MBJ Staff
Published: April 22,2012
Bryant taps Weir
Hernando banker Simon Weir could join the Mississippi Board of Education beginning July 1. Gov. Phil Bryant tapped Weir for a nine-year term. He would represent the Supreme Court’s northern district, including 33 counties.Weir leads DeSoto County operations for Brandon-based Community Bank.Weir replaces Claude Hartley of Belden, the only board member whose term expires this year. However, Pass Christian school superintendent Sue Matheson is retiring, which could create an opening in the school administrator position on the board for Bryant to fill.Weir awaits confirmation by the state Senate.He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and was 2010 chairman of the DeSoto County Economic Council.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Molpus closes Fund after more than $662M in commitments
- Realtors chooses Nita Wingard
- DeSoto County Supervisor Lee dies in ATV accident on his birthday
- No debate, but Cochran and Childers lobby for votes for Senate
- Entergy agrees to cut $35M from its new rate plan
- Politics of paying for transportation: Hand wringing and a lot of talk
- MSU reminding fans that drones are prohibited at football games
- Ford Foundation gives to UM for new science building
- Kemper County plant will cost at least another $496M to complete