Contact: Woody Maglinger
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:
Jeffrey Scott Jobe has been appointed to the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television.
- Jeffrey Scott Jobe, of Glasgow, is the owner of Jobe Publishing. Jobe shall serve for a term expiring June 30, 2018.
The Kentucky Authority for Educational Television consists of nine members, five of whom are appointed by the governor. The remaining four members include the chief state school officer, a representative of the Department of Education, a representative of the University of Kentucky and a representative of the state universities. The Authority was established in 1962 to govern and operate Kentucky Educational Television (KET), the largest PBS network in the nation.
Allan Bryant and Joseph Platt Sisk have been appointed to the Agriculture Water Quality Authority. Joseph Lawrence Thomas, Amanda Gumbert, Charles Joseph Taylor and Keith L. Rogers have been reappointed.
- Allan Bryant, of Eminence, is a farmer. Bryant shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.
- Joseph Platt Sisk, of Hopkinsville, is a farmer. Sisk shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2018. He will represent at-large agriculture operations.
- Joseph Lawrence Thomas, of Elizabethtown, is a farmer. Thomas shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Farm Bureau Foundation.
- Amanda Gumbert, of Lexington, is a water quality coordinator for the University of Kentucky. Gumbert shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2020. She will represent the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service.
- Charles Joseph Taylor, of Louisville, works as a water resource section head at the Kentucky Geological Survey. Taylor shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Geological Survey.
- Keith L. Rogers, of Frankfort, is chief of staff for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Rogers shall serve for a term expiring October 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
The Authority is a multidisciplinary peer group that evaluates, develops and improves best management practices in conservation plans, compliance plans and forest stewardship management plans. The Authority establishes statewide and regional agriculture water quality plans and otherwise promotes soil and water conservation activities that protect Kentucky waters from adverse impacts of agriculture operations within the state.