In her new position, Munn will work closely with state and federal entities, non-profits, NGOs and private sector leaders to track legislative and project developments associated with the various streams of restoration funding resulting from the Deepwater Horizon settlement. The Wetlands Solutions Companies—which include ECO|RESTORE Restoration Contractors, Tidelands Nursery and Wetlands Solutions Mitigation Banks—are committed to bringing their decades of private sector expertise and efficiency to bear on supporting the health and resiliency of the natural systems that feed our Gulf and sustain our economy and quality of life. Munn’s position with the Company is another integral step in building out an organization that can successfully carry out that mission.
Since moving to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Munn has worked to promote conservation and restoration of the area’s natural resources. She served as Outreach Manager of the Pascagoula River Audubon Center, promoting the largest free-flowing river in the contiguous United States and, most recently, in the Grants Bureau at the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources managing grants for restoration projects resulting from the Deepwater Horizon settlement.
Munn previously served as Communications and Marketing Specialist for the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, where she managed the agency’s and then Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith’s communications in addition to international and domestic marketing programs promoting Mississippi’s agricultural and food products.
Munn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in international business and a Bachelor of Arts in foreign languages from Mississippi State University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Millsaps College.