Hancock County, MS | P.O. Box 2267 Bay St. Louis, MS 39521 | 706 Highway 90 | Waveland, Mississippi 39576 | Toll Free: 800.558.1658  | Phone: 228.467.9231 | Fax: 228.467.9341
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HCPHC thanks Sherri Bevis for service to Commission

May 29, 2018

Sherri Carr Bevis, Assistant Secretary of State for External Marketing, was honored for her service to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission at the May 29 meeting.

Bevis was appointed to the Commission in 2013 and served as its secretary.

"It has been a privilege to serve the city of Diamondhead on the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission and work alongside my fellow commissioners and the outstanding staff who make economic development for our community their priority every day.  I truly appreciate the opportunity I was given by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve in this capacity and wish Tom Koger all the best as he begins his tenure on the board."

Robert Kane, president of the Commission, said, “We are grateful for Sherri’s service to the Commission, Hancock County and for the contributions she has made to our economic development efforts since she was appointed to the board.  Her enthusiasm and broad knowledge of state issues made her an invaluable Commissioner.  We wish her the very best.”

Bill Cork, HCPHC’s CEO, said, “We thank Sherri for sharing her considerable expertise and energy with the Commission and our staff during the past five years and we look forward to building on her contributions in the future.”

Bevis graduated from Mississippi State University where she worked before going to Washington, D.C., to work for Sen. Trent Lott as deputy press secretary. After earning a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration at George Washington University, she returned to Mississippi where she taught school. In 2011 she was hired to help develop the Bay-Waveland Main Street Program. In 2013, Bevis joined Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s staff as South Mississippi Service Coordinator in Gulfport. 

She is a graduate of Leadership Hancock County, Leadership Gulf Coast Class and Leadership Mississippi. She remains active in numerous community organizations and events.

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