Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher makes appointment to the Kentucky River Authority

Press Release Date:  Monday, August 29, 2005  
Contact Information:  Carla Blanton
Michael Goins
Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has announced that Warner J. Caines, of Frankfort, has been appointed to the Kentucky River Authority.  

Caines is the general manager of the Frankfort Plant Board. Caines received a degree in electrical engineering from Western Kentucky University.  He is a member of the American Public Power Association, the American Water Works Association and the Municipal Electric Power Association of Kentucky.  He is married to Dianne Caines.   

The Kentucky River Authority is made up of 10 members appointed by the governor.  The Authority develops comprehensive plans for the management of the Kentucky River Basin, including long-range water supply, drought response and ground water protection plans. The authority also develops recreational areas and adopts regulations to improve and coordinate water resource activities within the basin.