Alice Perry is currently a policy advisor to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s executive director and is the agency’s liaison with local, state and federal officials. She has more than twenty-five years experience in environmental policy and management in both local and state government as well as in the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
Prior to her retirement from full-time work in 2018, she served as the senior policy advisor to Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. Her responsibilities included advising the governor on issues related to the environment, natural resources, energy and transportation. She was also deputy director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.
Perry earned Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Social Science degrees from Mississippi State University with an emphasis on state and local government and minors in history and economics.