Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board fills position

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – There will be a new face on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.

Matt Bogue has been selected to fill a spot on the board.

Columbus Mayor Keith Gaskin and Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Trip Hairston made the joint appointment.

Bogue is the Vice President of Dutch Oil Company in Columbus. He’s been with the company for ten years.

He has previously served in other community volunteer roles on the Lowndes Community Foundation and on the United Way Board of Directors.

“I’m excited to have an opportunity to plug into the community this way. I hope to bring my business acumen to the CVB board, I believe the board has a responsibility to steward public funds in a way that gives a return investment to the community,” said Bogue.

Bogue will start his new position at the next board meeting.

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