CHRIS SNYDER
318 Jackson Ave., Ocean Springs, MS 39564, 228-875-9089

EDUCATION
1968 - 1970 – Biloxi High School

1970-1972 – AD– Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior Collage, Jeff Davis Campus Associate Degree in Liberal Arts

1972-1973 – University of Southern Mississippi , Hattiesburg -- Completed one year business curriculum under the auspices of the School of Business

1976-1977 -- University of Southern Mississippi , Hattiesburg – BS in biology with an emphasis in the Marine Sciences.

PROFESSIONAL
1978 - 1979 Benthic Ecologist—Gulf Coast Research Laboratory - - Participated in the completion of a Baseline Environmental Survey of the Bay of St. Louis, Bay St. Louis, MS

1979 - 1988 Wetlands Specialist , Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Bureau of Marine Resources.

1988-1991Media Coordinator, Mississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Bureau of Marine Resources—Instituted public information program and coordinated all media activities for the Bureau of Marine Resources.

1991 – 1996 Producer, Editor, -- Produced segments for the Mississippi Educational Television’s number one rated program, “Mississippi Outdoors”

1997 – 2001President/Owner , Sky River Productions, Inc. Organized and operate a full service television and video production company

AWARDS /HONORS 
1995 -- Mississippi Tourism Award/Best televised program—“Mississippi Outdoors”

PERSONAL 
Born – February 14, 1952 , Biloxi , MS · Married – Susan O. Snyder · Three children – Anna Rose, Cecilia and Susannah