Commission on Environmental Quality

The Commission on Environmental Quality is empowered to formulate Department policy, enforce rules and regulations, receive funding, conduct studies for using the State's resources, and discharge duties, responsibilities and powers as necessary.
Seven members, serving staggered, seven-year terms; appointed by the Governor, one from each 1978 Congressional District and two at large. Advice and consent of the Senate required.


Commissioners:

Chairman: W. J. (Billy) Van Devender - At Large Term Ends 6-30-2019

Vice Chairman: Jack Winstead - 3rd District Term Ends 6-30-2023
R. B. (Dick) Flowers - 1st District - Term Ends 6-30-2019


    Brenda Lathan - 2nd District - Term Ends 6-30-2022

    Ted Kendall IV - 4th District - Term Ends 6-30-2017

    John Dane III - 5th District - Term Ends 6-30-2018

    Chat Phillips - At Large - Terms Ends 6-30-2020


    "HB 116, Regular Session 2016, Commission Members Regulating Clean Air Act"

    Meeting Date/Time/ Location
    The Commission meets the fourth Thursday of each month. In November and December, the meetings are changed due to the holidays with the Commission voting to set these dates.

    To verify meeting dates and locations,
    call (601) 961-5001.

    9:00 AM (unless announced otherwise)

    515 E. Amite St
    Jackson, MS (unless announced otherwise)
    directions

Commission Agenda:
2017
January Meeting Canceled
February 23, 2017
March Meeting Canceled
May 25, 2017

2016
January 28, 2016 Meeting Canceled
February 25, 2016
March 24, 2016 Meeting Canceled
April 28, 2016
May 26, 2016 Meeting Canceled
June 23, 2016
July 28, 2016 Meeting Canceled
August 25, 2016
September 22, 2016 Meeting Canceled
October 27, 2016 Meeting Canceled
November 10, 2016
December 22, 2016 Meeting Canceled

2015
December 2, 2015

Commission Minutes:
2017
January Meeting Canceled
February Minutes to be approved next Commission Meeting
March Meeting Canceled

2016
No January Meeting
February 25, 2016
No March Meeting
April 28, 2016
June 23. 2016
No July Meeting
August 25, 2016
No September Meeting
No October Meeting
November 10, 2016
No December Meeting

2015
No January meeting
February 26, 2015
No March meeting
April 23, 2015
May 28, 2015
August 27, 2015
No September meeting
October 22, 2015
No November meeting
December 2, 2015

2014
No January meeting, did not have quorum.
February 27, 2014
March 27, 2014 Meeting Canceled
April 24, 2014 Meeting Canceled
May 22, 2014
June 26, 2014 Meeting Canceled
July 24, 2014
August 28, 2014 Meeting Canceled
September 25, 2014
November 20, 2014

2013
February 28, 2013
April 25, 2013
May 23, 2013
July 25, 2013
August 22, 2013
October 24, 2013

The public may request to view archived Commission Minutes by contacting the
Freedom of Information Officer.