Swan “Rusty” Moss, Jr.

Commissioner Moss was appointed to the Commission in 2014 to represent District 1 and his term expires in 2026.

Commissioner Moss is currently retired but prior to his retirement he was the managing partner of the Moss Planting Company located in Dermott, Arkansas. For 38 years the Moss Planting company farmed 4,000 acres of cotton, rice, soybeans, and corn. In addition to the Moss Planting Company, Commissioner Moss also owned and operated a catfish hatchery and farm from 1989 to 2010. He was a member of the board of the Catfish processing plant in Eudora, Arkansas. Prior to his ventures with the Moss Planting Company and his catfish farm, Commissioner Moss was Vice-President and General Manager of the Planters Gin and Soybean Company and partner of the Lephiew Gin Company, both located in Dermott. Commissioner Moss has been on the Chicot County Equalization Board, a member of the Drew County Farm Service Agency Committee, a member of the Chicot County Rural Development, and finance chairman for the Dermott area Boy Scouts of America.