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Water Transportation Advisory Board

Authority: KRS 174.200
Status: Active
Term: 4 years - initial terms staggered expiring Sept. 30
Chair: Chair and ViceChair is selected from the membership.
Description: The Water Transportation Advisory Board is an advisory body to the executive and legislative branches of government on matters pertaining to water transportation. The Board shall promote economic growth of the waterways and riverports, establish guidelines and protocol for riverport maintenance, improvements, grant approval, and all matters regarding Kentucky waterways and riverports.
Composition: Composed of seven (7) members as follows: Four (4) members representing the Commonwealth's public riverports, to be appointed by the Governor from a list of eight (8) nominees supplied by the KY Association of Riverports. The Governor shall give consideration to including a representative from each river containing an operating public riverport. Two (2) at-large members, to be appointed by the Governor from the private sector associated with the waterways industry; and One (1) member representing Kentuckians for Better Transportation, to be appointed by the Governor from a list of three (3) nominees supplied by the organization.
Compensation: None
Meeting Schedule: The Water Transportation Advisory Board shall meet biannually, or when called by the chair, or at the request of the secretary of the Transportation Cabinet.
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          Freight, Rail, & Waterways Coordinator, Div of Planning 200 Mero Street, 5th Floor West
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: https://transportation.ky.gov/Riverports/Pages/Water-Transportation-Advisory-Board.aspx
Phone: (502)-564-9900
Fax: (502)-564-2865

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Alley, Steven E.10/28/20159/30/2019Members at-large RepresentativeKenton
Smith,  Valerie N.12/18/20149/30/2018Member, Kentucky Public Riverports RepresentativeBoyd
Whitlock, William N.12/18/20149/30/2018Member; Kentuckians for Better Transportation RepresentativeOldham
Pritchett, Greg A.10/28/20159/30/2019Member; Kentucky Public Riverports RepresentativeBoone
Wright, Brian11/21/20179/30/2021Member; representing public riverportsDaviess
Curlin, Greg11/21/20179/30/2020Chair; Kentucky Public RiverportsFulton
Cassady, L. Wyane11/15/20189/30/2022Member; representing members at-largeJefferson

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