Terry Gilbert Appointed by Governor Fletcher to State Board of Agriculture
Frankfort, KY: Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Danville farmer Mrs. Terry Gilbert to the State Board of Agriculture. This vacancy on the State Board of Agriculture is due to the passing of Mr. Roy Gibson. The Board is charged with overseeing the enforcement of the Commonwealth's Livestock and Poultry Regulations.
"It is a tremendous honor to be selected to serve on the State Board of Agriculture and to be involved with this administration,” stated Terry Gilbert. "I have been dedicated for some time to furthering agricultural opportunities for more Kentuckians and I am excited to fill this position.”
Mrs. Gilbert is President of the Kentucky Women in Agriculture, Chair of the American Farm Bureau Women's Committee, and co-chaired Commissioner Richie Farmer's transition team.
"Terry Gilbert was a valuable asset to my transition team and I am proud to have her join the State Board of Agriculture,” said Commissioner Richie Farmer. "I think it is important to note Governor Fletcher's commitment to diversity as his first appointment to this board is the President of the Kentucky Women in Agriculture.”
A native of Boyle County, Terry Gilbert and her husband Bennie operate a cattle and grain farm with their son and son-in-law. Mrs. Gilbert graduated from Boyle County High School and received a B.S. in Allied Health from Eastern Kentucky University. In addition to being co-operator of the farming operation, Terry Gilbert is a Registered Nurse and member of the American and Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation's Board of Directors.
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