About Commissioner Renfroe
Steve Renfroe was appointed Southern District Public Service Commissioner by Governor Phil Bryant on September 10, 2013. A ninth-generation Mississippian, Steve is a lifelong resident of Moss Point and a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in Mathematics. Steve retired from Chevron in 2011 after a 35 year career, which included 10 years as an environmental specialist and over 20 years managing public and government affairs in Mississippi. Steve also has a long list of volunteer accomplishments, including chairman of the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service, chairman of the United Way of Jackson and George Counties, and Chairman of Excel By 5, an early childhood initiative he and his wife helped start. In addition, Steve was instrumental in bringing the National Audubon Society's new education center to South Mississippi. Steve’s wife of 42 years, Debby, is a retired public school kindergarten teacher. They have one adult child, Robert.
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