Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents

Press Release Date:  Saturday, July 29, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced the appointment of James Gale Meyer, of Bowling Green, to the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents.

The appointment is effective immediately.

“Western Kentucky University has been preparing students to be productive, engaged leaders for the past century,” said Governor Fletcher.  “Jim Meyer’s background and commitment to the community will be an asset to the university as it continues to provide lifelong learning opportunities for the people of the region and our commonwealth.  I thank him for his willingness to serve.”

Meyer is the president and founder of Meyer Mortgage Corporation in Bowling Green. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and the Mortgage Bankers Association of America School of Mortgage Banking. He is a member and past president of the WKU W Club Alumni Association Board of Directors and a member of the WKU Student Life Foundation Board. He also serves on the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the Foundation Christian Academy Advisory Board, and is a past deacon at First Baptist Church. He is married to Janette M. Meyer.