Lynn Posey is currently serving as Central District Public Service Commissioner and is also Chairman of the Commission.
Commissioner Posey was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He is a graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Community College; as well as Mississippi State University where he earned a B.S. degree and a Masters degree in Public Administration.He is also a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Banking.
Commissioner Posey served in the Mississippi State Senate from 1988-2007. While in the Senate, Commissioner Posey served 16 years as Chairman of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and was a member of the Public Utilities Committee for 16 years. He also served as a sub-committee chairman on Appropriations, Business and Financial Institutions, Economic Development and Forestry. In addition, Posey also served as the Chairman of the PEER Committee, as well as the Founder and Chairman of the Mississippi Sportsman Caucus.
Commissioner Posey is married to the former Kathy Singletary of Crystal Springs, MS. They reside in Union Church, MS. and have two children, Hunter and Kaitlyn. The Posey’s belong to the Union Church Baptist Church.