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Webster Co. Farmer Among Gov. Bevin’s Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Webster Co. Farmer Among Gov. Bevin’s Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Bill Stephens

October 4th, 2016

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A Webster County farmer is among Governor Matt Bevin’s recent appoints to state boards and commissions.

Russell Lee Edwards, of Providence, was appointed to the State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, according to a release from the Governor’s Office. Edwards will serve a term expiring March 8, 2018.

According to a release, the State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund is composed of fifteen gubernatorial appointees which are to oversee federal grant funds that are used to protect important natural areas, acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities such as campgrounds, picnic areas, sports & playfields, swimming facilities, boating facilities, fishing facilities, trails, natural areas and passive parks.

ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Danette Josephine Wilder, Paula B. Connell, Lourdes C. Baez, Mary B. Broecker, Ann Greene and Tierra Kavanaugh Turner have been appointed to the Kentucky Commission on Women.

• Danette Josephine Wilder, of Lexington, is an engineer. Ms. Wilder shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.
• Paula B. Connell, of Louisville, is a financial advisor. Mrs. Connell shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.
• Lourdes C. Baez, of Louisville, is Director of Government Relations at Baptist Health. Ms. Baez shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.
• Mary B. Broecker, of LaGrange, is a homemaker. Mrs. Broecker shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.
• Ann Greene, of Crittenden, is retired. Ms. Greene shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.
• Tierra Kavanaugh Turner, of Louisville, is the founder of TKT & Associates, Inc. Ms. Turner shall serve for a term expiring January 17, 2020.

The Kentucky Commission on Women is dedicated to elevating the status of women and girls in the Commonwealth, empowering them to overcome barriers to equity and expanding opportunities to achieve their fullest potential. The group is mandated to promote, encourage and provide advisory assistance in the establishment of local volunteer community improvement programs for, and in the interest of, women. It also consults with the Governor on important women’s issues.

John Kington, William Herald Adkisson, Don R. Gibson, Jeffrey Doug Morgan, Ronnie Everett Claiborne, Russell Lee Edwards, Molly Elizabeth Caldwell, Vanessa Lenear, John R. Triplett, Jeffrey Wayne Holland, Kathy Hopkins, Nelson Robert Scott, Chester Alan Hayes, Nicholas Craig Hazel and Charles Montgomery Haddaway IV have been appointed to the State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

• John Kington, of Prospect, is Deputy Commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Parks. Mr. Kington shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• William Herald Adkisson, of Erlanger, is president of Adkisson Insurance Agency. Mr. Adkisson shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Don R. Gibson, of Leburn, is an engineer. Mr. Gibson shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Jeffrey Doug Morgan, of Morehead, is a retired welder. Mr. Morgan shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Ronnie Everett Claiborne, of Nancy, is a farmer. Mr. Claiborne shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Russell Lee Edwards, of Providence, is a farmer. Mr. Edwards shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Molly Elizabeth Caldwell, of Lexington, is a nonprofit executive. Ms. Caldwell shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Vanessa Lenear, of Florence, is a parks and recreation director. Ms. Lenear shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• John R. Triplett, of Warfield, is an attorney. Mr. Triplett shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Jeffrey Wayne Holland, of Hopkinsville, is the vice president of Pennyrile Machine Co. Inc. Mr. Holland shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Kathy W. Hopkins, of Lexington, is the former Division Director of Equine Operations at the Kentucky Horse Park. Ms. Hopkins shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Nelson Robert Scott, of Horse Cave, is a senior right-of-way agent at Kentucky Power Company. Mr. Scott shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Chester Alan Hayes, of California, is a retired electrician, supervisor and planning specialist. Mr. Hayes shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Nicholas Craig Hazel, of Campbellsville, is Assistant Executive Director at Lake Cumberland Area Development District. Mr. Hazel shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018.
• Charles Montgomery Haddaway, of Pleasure Ridge Park, is former Executive Director of the Kentucky Recreation and Park Society. Mr. Haddaway shall serve for a term expiring March 8, 2018. He will also serve as Chair of the Committee.

The State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund is composed of fifteen gubernatorial appointees which are to oversee federal grant funds that are used to protect important natural areas, acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities such as campgrounds, picnic areas, sports & playfields, swimming facilities, boating facilities, fishing facilities, trails, natural areas and passive parks.

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