Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the Kentucky Heritage Council

Press Release Date:  Friday, September 22, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Betsy R. Kuster, of Paris, to the Kentucky Heritage Council.

Kuster is a managing partner of Hillside Stock Farm, LLC.  She received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Transylvania University and is a member of Historic Paris-Bourbon County, Inc., the Wright House Advisory Committee, the Bourbon County Courthouse Centennial Committee, 4-H and the Bourbon Count Garden Club.  She is vice-chair of the Duncan Tavern Historic Center Board and is state curator and chapter regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She is married to Theodore R. Kuster.

The Kentucky Heritage Council is made up of no more than 16 members dedicated to the preservation and protection of Kentucky’s heritage.  The council reviews and recommends projects; encourages, coordinates and promotes historic preservation programs; and maintains an inventory of historic buildings throughout the commonwealth.