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COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE




BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

OF

COMMISSIONER JOHN M.R. BULL

VIRGINIA MARINE RESOURCES COMMISSION








John has been with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission since June 2007.  He was designated Acting Commissioner on Jan. 13, 2014 and was officially appointed as the Commissioner on Feb. 28, 2014.  In his career at the agency, he has been Director of Public Relations and Legislative Liaison and has worked closely with the agency’s constituent groups, the news media, the Virginia General Assembly and has been involved in all aspects of agency business. 

Before joining the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, he was an award-winning newspaper reporter at eight different newspapers over the span of 23 years, most recently as an investigative reporter and Virginia General Assembly reporter for the Newport News Daily Press.

He is a journalism graduate from Penn State University.  His hobbies include fishing, kayaking and golf.  He and his wife, Jane Elizabeth, live in Hampton.


The Commisioner can be contacted by email at John.Bull@mrc.virginia.gov.



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