Marti Messick, Communications Manager / (251) 380-7937
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Marti is the Communications Manager and is responsbile for expanding understanding of the MBNEP and telling the story to the community.

She grew up in Mobile and is an alumni of the University of Mobile where she obtained a B.S. in Business Management, and of the University of South Alabama where she received a M.A. in Communication. She has taught communication courses at area colleges and universities including USA, the University of Mobile, and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. She also served as the Director of Communications for Foley United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Dendy, a longtime chemistry teacher at Foley High School, live in Foley. They love weekend getaways to cities with rivers. Together they have five daughters, two sons-in-law, and a one-year granddaughter.

Marti enjoys hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, reading, podcasts, and nachos.