Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has named Johnny Junkin, of Natchez, to the Workers’ Compensation Commission (MWCC) for an unexpired term ending January 1, 2007 and for a six-year term beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2012.
Junkin will serve in a position on the commission that must be filled by an attorney.
MWCC’s administers the state’s worker’s compensation law.
Junkin has been practicing in a private law firm since 1976. From 1978 to 1980, he served as the Natchez City Prosecuting Attorney. He also served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1980 to 1988; vice president and operator of Main Street Restaurant, Inc., d.b.a. Scrooges from 1984 to 1998; and vice president of St. Catherine Gravel and Ready Mix Concrete Co., Inc. from 1989 to present.
Source: Governor Barbour’s Office
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