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

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, September 13, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Robert W. DeWees III, of Louisville, to the Kentucky Heritage Council.

DeWees is a law student attending the Louis D. Brandies School of Law at the University of Louisville.  He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Louisville and a master’s of business administration from DePaul University.  He is a member of the Brandeis Law Journal, Louisville Bar Association and Federalist Society.  He is married to Renata DeWees.

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.