Posts Tagged ‘Vernon Asper’

Vernon Asper tenders CMR resignation

Dr. Vernon Asper is resigning after serving 19 years on the Commission on Marine Resources. Jimmy Taylor, who currently is vice chairman of the Commission, will take over as chairman. Gov. Phil Bryant will appoint someone to take over for Asper, whose current term expires June 30, 2014. [...]

Studying Antarctica remotely from USM’s Department of Marine Science

Dr. Vernon Asper, a researcher and professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Southern Mississippi, has taken 19 trips since 1990 to the Antarctica to do research on underwater particle dynamics using high-tech remotely operated vehicles to gather information. During his most recent trip in November, Asper deployed an ingenious underwater […] [...]

Commissioners seated, officers elected

The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources (MCMR) recently swore in three commissioners and elected officers for the new fiscal year. Reappointed members include Steve Bosarge of Jackson County, representing commercial fishermen; Richard Gollott of Harrison County, representing commercial seafood processors; and, Shelby Drummond of Jackson County, representing recreational fishermen. Their terms will run July 1, […] [...]

Asper, Drummond named CMR officers

The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources (CMR) has selected Dr. Vernon Asper of Hancock County as chairman, and Shelby Drummond of Jackson County as vice chairman. Asper serves on the CMR as non-profit environmental organization representative, and Drummond represents recreational sports fishermen. Asper is a professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University […] [...]

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