Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Chemical Demilitarization Citizen's Advisory Commission

Press Release Date:  Monday, February 06, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Valerie A. Hudson, of Frankfort, to the Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission.

Hudson is an environmental engineer and the deputy commissioner for the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection.  She received a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florida. She is a member of the Kentucky Society for Professional Engineers, the Kentucky Association for Economic Development, the Water Environment Federation and the Air and Waste Management Association.  She is married to Ronald Hudson.

A Chemical and Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission is located in each state where a chemical weapons storage site is located.  Each commission is made up of nine gubernatorial appointees. The commission meets with a representative from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army to receive citizen and state concerns regarding the ongoing program of the Army for the disposal of chemical agents and munitions in the stockpile.

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