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Dr. Richard Kessler appointed to KY Heritage Land board

By Woody Maglinger
Governor Matt Bevin's Communications office

FRANKFORT, Ky. (17 Aug 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin today made appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions including the appointment of a Campbellsville University professor, Dr. Richard Kessler has been appointed to the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board:
Dr. Richard Kessler, of Campbellsville, is a professor at Campbellsville University. He will represent the Kentucky Academy of Science and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2020.
The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board is charged with administering the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund and reviewing and approving all grants payable from the fund.

This 12-member board was established by the Kentucky General Assembly in 1994. Five members are appointed from state government agencies (one each from the Department for Natural Resources, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Department of Parks, Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, and the Environmental Education Council). Seven members of the board are private citizens, selected by the Governor from nominations by conservation groups, the Kentucky Academy of Science, agricultural interests, and natural resources industries.

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