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Livestock Care Standards Commission, KY

Authority: KRS 257.192
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: The Kentucky Livestock Care Standards Commission is to establish, maintain, or revise standards governing the care and well-being of on-farm livestock and poultry.
Composition: Sixteen (16) members as follows: The State Veterinarian, who shall be a nonvoting member; the co-chairs of the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture, who shall be a nonvoting, ex officio members; and Thirteen (13) voting members as follows: The Commissioner or the Commissioner's designee, who shall serve as Chair; the Dean of the UK College of Agriculture or designee; The Chair of the Animal Control Advisory Board or designee; The Director of the UK Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center or the Director of the Murray State University Breathitt Veterinary Center, each director shall serve one (1) year terms on a rotating basis; Four (4) members appointed by the Governor as follows: One (1) person selected from a list of three (3) submitted by the KY Farm Bureau; One (1) person selected from a list of three (3) submitted by the KY County Judge/Executive Association; One (1) veterinary selected from a list of three (3) submitted by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association. The Veterinarian's practice shall include working on one (1) or more of the following species - bovine, ovine and caprine, porcine, equine, and poultry; One (1) citizen at-large with an interest in food safety. Five (5) members actively engaged in farming and appointed by the Governor with assistance by the Department of Agriculture. The Department shall contact commodity organizations, collect a list of potential representatives from the organizations, and deliver the list to the Governor and the Governor shall appoint One (1) active producer from the list submitted by KY commodity organizations representing bovine species; One (1) active producer from the list submitted by KY commodity organizations representing ovine and caprine species; One (1) active producer from the list submitted by the KY commodity organizations representing procine species; One (1) active producer from the list submitted by KY commodity organizations representing equine species; and One (1) active producer from the list submitted by KY commodity organizations representing poultry species.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: The Commission shall meet at the call of the chair or a majority of the voting members.
Number of Members: 16
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          111 Corporate Drive
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: www.kyagr.com
Phone: (502) 564-4696
Fax: (502) 595-4500

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Quarles, Commissioner Ryan Chair, Ex-Officio
Anderson, Warren G.1/15/20158/19/2018MemberHarrison
Barnett, Alex1/15/20158/19/2018Member; Kentucky County Judge/ExecutiveHarrison
Leer, Robert A.10/2/20158/19/2019MemberBourbon
Medley, John S. Jr.12/5/20138/19/2017MemberWashington
Paul, Brenda12/5/20138/19/2017MemberBourbon
Sammons, Bill G.10/10/20128/19/2016MemberTodd
Sargent, Benjamin Thomas10/2/20158/19/2019MemberBourbon
Townsend, Charles10/10/20128/19/2016MemberLogan
Wilkinson, Danny10/10/20128/19/2016MemberAdair
Cox, Nancy M.1/1/2014Ex-OfficioFayette
Grimes, Linda K.1/4/20122/26/2016Ex-Officio
Carter, Dr. CraigEx-Officio
Reed, DebbieEx-Officio
Stout, Robert C.Ex-Officio (Non-Voting)
Hornback, Senator Paul Ex-Officio (Non-Voting)Shelby
McKee, Representative TomEx-Officio (Non-Voting)Harrison

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