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Governor Appoints Members To State Advisory Commitee For Land & Water Conservation Fund

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed 10 members to the State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Sandy Jones, of Bowling Green, is the owner and CEO of Quality Personnel. Jones is the former mayor of Bowling Green and a former member of the Bowling Green City Council. She is a member of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and is married to Martin V. Jones.

Joe F. Campbell, of Fulton, is a self-employed farmer and real estate
appraiser. Campbell received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Murray State University. He is a member of the Kentucky Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and is married to Katrina Campbell.

Herman G. Johnson, of London, is the public health director for Cumberland Valley. Johnson received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Sue Bennett College and a master's degree in business education from Eastern Kentucky University. He is a member of the Kentucky Health Department Association.

Wilbern L. McCoy, of Hodgenville, is a self-employed photographer. McCoy received a bachelor's degree in environmental science and art from Georgetown College. He is a member of the International Professional Photographers Guild and the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He is past-president of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and is president of the Kentucky State Branch Quality Deer Management Association. He is married to Suzann B. McCoy.

Laura S. Peck, of Alexandria, is a home school teacher. Peck received a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Cincinnati. She is a member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and is married to David H. Peck.

Carol A. Cox, of Science Hill, is a grant specialist for Eastern Kentucky
PRIDE. Cox received a bachelor's degree in biology from Berea College and both a bachelor's degree and masters' degree in earth science from Eastern Kentucky University. She is vice-president of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed Watch, Inc.

Fred J. Silhanek, of Louisville, is a retired consultant. Silhanek received
a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association, the University of Kentucky Fellows Society, the Lindsey Wilson Fellows Society and the Navy League. He is married to Margaret "Peggy" Silhanek.

Denise S. Thomas, of Prestonsburg, is a project developer for the Big Sandy Area Development District. Thomas received a bachelor's degree in management from Eastern Kentucky University. She is married to Eric Thomas.

Alan Bradley Frazier, of Midway, is the Georgetown city engineer. Frazier received both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Georgetown Wellhead Protection Committee, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Georgetown-Scott County Comprehensive Plan Environmental Committee. He is the chairman of the Infrastructure Committee for Scott County Vision 2020. He is married to Rebecca Frazier.

Scott F. Campbell, of Nicholasville, is the director of Parks and Recreation for Nicholasville/Jessamine County. Campbell received a bachelor's degree in management from Western Kentucky University. He is a member of the Jessamine County YMCA Board of Directors, the National Recreation and Parks Association, the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, and the Tourism, Historic Preservation, and Recreation Advisory Committee of the Bluegrass Area Development District. He is an assistant varsity football coach at West Jessamine High School and is married to Cindy Campbell.

The State Advisory Committee for the Land and Water Conservation Fund is made up of 15 gubernatorial appointees. The board is charged with administering the Land and Water Conservation Fund program, which provides federal grant funds to protect important natural areas, to acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities.


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