Governor Announces Five to Join the Humanities Council
Frankfort, KY: Governor Ernie Fletcher announced today the appointment of five people to the Kentucky Humanities Council. Bruce Pope of Paducah, Mary Farrell of Edgewood, Nelle Williams of Irvine, Wayne Yeager of Lexington, and Ellen Hiltz of Edgewood were all selected to join the public, non-profit, grant-making organization. The Council is supported in part by funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Governor appoints five of the 21-member board of directors.
Bruce Pope of Paducah is retired and has an avid interest in the arts and humanities. Mary Farrell of Edgewood is currently a website designer and administrator for the Northern Kentucky Medical Society and has an interest in piano and vocal/choral music. Nelle Williams is a retired elementary school teacher, and is a member of the Estill County Arts Association. Wayne Yeager of Lexington is CEO of Sellathon, Inc. Mr. Yeager is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Kentucky Preservation Library, Founding Member and Consultant for the Lexington History Museum, and an active member of numerous historical and arts organizations. Ellen Hiltz of Edgewood is an independent glass artist.
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