FRANKFORT - Gov. Ernie Fletcher has appointed Danville farmer Terry Gilbert to the state Board of Agriculture.
She replaces the late Roy Gibson. The board is charged with overseeing enforcement of the state'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," said Gilbert.
"I have been dedicated for some time to furthering agricultural opportunities for more Kentuckians, and I am excited to fill this position."
Gilbert is president of Kentucky Women in Agriculture, chairwoman of the American Farm Bureau Women's Committee, and co-chaired Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's transition team.