District Commission Members

Terry K. Teitloff - 1st District

Terry Teitloff serves as Regional Manager of Technical Services for Kentucky, Arkansas and Illinois, Southern and Gulf Coast Division, for Vulcan Materials Company (Grand Rivers Quarry). He’s been with Vulcan 32 years.

He is a 59-year resident of Livingston County. He and his wife of 39 years, Michelle, have two daughters.

He is a trustee at “The Potter’s House Baptist Worship Center”, secretary of Smithland Masonic Lodge #138. He is a member of Smithland Area Chamber of Commerce, Grand Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, Coalition for the Kentucky Chambers, Board member of Ledbetter Water and Sewage Department, Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, League of Kentucky Sportsmen, National Wild Turkey Federation, Jackson Purchase Quail Unlimited, Livingston County Ducks Unlimited, and a sponsor of the Livingston Central High School National Scholastic Sportsman Program.

“It is an honor for me to represent the sportsmen and women of Kentucky on this commission,” he said. “I believe very deeply that hunting and fishing promotes strong family units and healthy character.”

Terry K. Teitloff - 1st District

Terry K. Teitloff
788 Hillcrest Drive
Smithland, KY 42081
Email: teitlofft@vmcmail.com

First District Counties: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, Marshall, Trigg

C.F. "Frank" Williams -2nd District

“Frank” Williams is the owner of Ronald Johnson and Associates, PSC, a Madisonville engineering and surveying firm. He currently serves as the City Engineer for Dawson Springs, Earlington, Hanson, Greenville and Cadiz. He also is the Hopkins County Engineer.

Williams’ more than 31 years of professional practice includes a diverse background of managerial and technical experience in civil and mining engineering, land surveying, flood mitigation and health and safety.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1976. His professional certifications include Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor, Certified Floodplain Manager, Former Certified Safety Professional, Emergency Medical Technician, and Mine Foreman.

Williams’ professional associations have included the National Society of Professional Engineers, Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors, Rotary Club of Madisonville, Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, Western Kentucky Mining Institute and National Mine Rescue Association.

Frank Williams - 1st District

C.F. "Frank" Williams
2555 Club Court
Madisonville, KY 42431
270/821-6392, Ext. 205
Email: fwilliams@rjaengineering.com

Second District Counties: Allen, Butler, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Simpson, Todd, Union, Warren, Webster

Russell (Rusty) Gailor - 3rd District

Rusty Gailor, a Louisville veterinarian, is a 1992 graduate of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Animal Science from Western Kentucky University.

His professional affiliations include the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Greater Louisville Veterinary Medical Association and the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, where he served on the executive board.

He also is a member of Ducks Unlimited, Jonathan Creek Rod and Gun Club, the National Wild Turkey Federation and Safari Club International. He enjoys duck hunting with his four Labrador retrievers, turkey hunting, quail and small game hunting, fishing, sports and family.

Rusty Gailor - 3rd District

Russell (Rusty) Gailor
7422 3rd Street Road
Louisville, KY 40114
Email: gailordvm@aol.com

Third District Counties: Breckinridge, Bullitt, Jefferson, Meade, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer

Barry Wayne Stotts - 4th District

“I’m just overwhelmed to have been nominated and then appointed,” said Stotts. “I’ve hunted and fished my whole life. We run our own company business and for years when deer season comes, we just shut everything down. And I enjoy fishing for stripers.”

Stotts also serves on his local utility board.

“It’s an honor to have been nominated and appointed to the Commission. I want to get our youth more involved and active, and I’m excited to promote Kentucky’s fish and wildlife.”

Barry lives in Adair County with his wife, Tammy. They have four children – Ashton and Cody Stotts and Justin and James Walker.

Barry Wayne Stotts - 4th District

Barry Wayne Stotts
101 Bluegrass Road
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 378-2101
Email: barrystotts@windstream.net

Fourth District Counties: Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson, Taylor, Washington

Jimmy Bevins - 5th District

Jimmy Bevins, who “developed his love of the outdoors hunting squirrels with his father in the hills of Owen County,” is Owner/President of Bevins Motor Company. Its main office is located in Georgetown. He started the primarily agriculture business after earning his degree in business administration and economics from Georgetown College. Today, his company operates John Deere dealerships in Georgetown, Paris, Richmond and Mt. Sterling.

Jimmy lives among numerous wildlife food plots and an abundance of warm season grasses that benefit many game and non-game wildlife species on his Owen County farm next to the Dr. James R. Rich Wildlife Management Area. His two children, Bolton and Jenna, also are Kentucky residents.

His Life Memberships include the League of Kentucky Sportsmen, National Rifle Association, Safari Club International, Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society and National Sporting Clays Association. He also is a member of Ducks Unlimited and Quality Deer Management Association. Jimmy serves on the Advisory Board of Peoples Exchange Bank in Georgetown.

“I am thankful and honored to have been selected to represent sportsmen and sportswomen in the Fifth District about the wildlife issues that have been so dear to me throughout my life, and I am looking forward to the challenges.”

Jimmy Bevins - 5th District

Jimmy Bevins
12545 Georgetown Rd.
Owenton, KY 40359
Email: jimmybevins@bevinsgroup.net

Fifth District Counties: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Trimble

Stephen M. Glenn - 6th District

Stephen M. Glenn is in his second term as a member of the Fish and Wildlife Commission. He served two years as its chairman.

He has been in the bridge repair and construction business since 1976 and continues today as superintendent with Judy C. Harper Construction Company, which specializes in bridge repair and construction.

A lifelong Frankfort resident and a veteran of the United States Navy, he has been married to his wife Cheri 27 years. They enjoy training their Golden and Labrador Retrievers and hunting waterfowl and doves. He also enjoys fishing for pan fish, especially crappie and redear.

Steve is an NRA Life member. He is also a member of Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation and Quail Forever.

“Hunting, fishing and making use of all the wildlife opportunities here in Kentucky are lifelong passions of mine. Representing Sixth District sportsmen and sportswomen on this commission continues to be the highest of honors.”

Stephen M. Glenn - 6th District

Stephen M. Glenn
100 Old Hwy 151, Loop 2
Frankfort, KY 40601
Email: sglenn151@aol.comI

Sixth District Counties: Anderson, Boyle, Casey, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Jessamine, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Powell, Rockcastle, Scott, Woodford

Voncel Thacker - 7th District

Thacker, a licensed guide, founded Shady Creek Outfitters, a local elk and turkey guide service in east Kentucky. He helped bring nationally acclaimed sponsors to Kentucky and introduced film producers and national outdoor shows to east Kentucky.

He is a longtime participant in multiple conservation organizations, such as National Wild Turkey Federation and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and the National Rifle Association and assisted handicapped and youth in hunt of a lifetime experiences.

Thacker is a strong believer in farming and coal mining and his affiliations include Friends of Coal, Coal Mining Our Future, Hills and Holler Productions, Bone Rush Hunting Apparel, Level Lock Shooting Systems, Montana Decoys, Fox Pro Game Calls, National Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Rifle Association and Hunters for the Hungry.

Born and raised in Hindman, he graduated Knott County Central High. He is married and the father of two daughters. He is proud to serve with other commission members in helping promote hunting and fishing in Kentucky.

Voncel Thacker - 7th District

Voncel Thacker
Box 252
Hindman, KY 41822
Email: v.thacker@tgtel.com

Seventh District Counties: Breathitt, Floyd, Johnson, Harlan, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike

Gary David Greene - 8th District

Gary David Greene, 61, of Greenup, retired from AK Steel in 2008 after 35 years. He is a graduate of Shawnee State University with a degree in Applied Science and Instrumentation Process Control Engineering.

He is the former owner of Dream Hunters Plantation Quail Farm and Shooting Preserves, a former real estate broker and certified real estate appraiser. He is a member of Smith Masonic Lodge 775 in Flatwoods, KY, a 25-year member of the Greenup County Planning Commission, and a former member of the Little Sandy Volunteer Fire Department where he also served as a board member for 20 years.

Looking forward to making a contribution on the Fish and Wildlife Commission, Greene says he hopes we can do something to inspire youth to leave their computers and go spend time in the outdoors. “I have six grandchildren,” he says. “We need to focus on our youth.”

Greene is a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation, a past director of the Northeast Fish and Game Club, Quail Forever, the Kentucky Houndsmen Association, and Grouse Busters.

He also is a former breeder of Llewellyn Setters and proudly mentions that he still keeps five of them today.

Greene lives in Greenup with his wife, Patty.

Gary Greene - 8th District

Gary Greene
Greenup, KY 41144
Phone: 606/836-7898
Cell: 606/232-2727

Email: quailhunt1@gmail.com

Eighth District Counties: Bath, Bourbon, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Rowan, Wolfe

Christopher Lee Godby - 9th District

A Somerset native, Chis Godby is an entrepreneur with strong business values. He is a real estate developer, and owns an extensive rental company, Godby & Godby Properties. He started the Godby & Godby Steam Team with his cousin, Josh Godby in 2009 that specializes in water restoration, carpet, tile and vent cleaning. In 2011, with two other partners, he started Palmetto Properties LLC, which offers rental properties.

Godby grew up in a fish and wildlife family with a great passion for the outdoors. He enjoys deer and elk hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping, small stream fishing, waterfowl and coyote hunting and bow hunting.

He owns and manages a diverse 800-acre farm, Roper Place, in Eastern Pulaski County where he is recognized for wildlife management and forest stewardship. He has a great love for his community, serves as a soccer and football coach in the Pulaski County School System.


Godby is married to the former Jamie Wesley, and they have three children; Chandler, Boone Clay, and Hadlee. They are members of the Science Hill Church of the Nazarene.

Christopher Lee Godby - 9th District

Chris Godby
100 Jamie's Way
Somerset, KY 42503
Email: cgodby@windstream.net

Ninth District Counties: Bell, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Wayne, Whitley

Dr. James R. Rich - Commissioner Emeritus

Dr. James R. Rich recently received a lifetime appointment as “Commissioner Emeritus” from Gov. Steven Beshear after serving the sportsmen and sportswomen of the Fifth District as their Commission Member for 36 consecutive years. His appointments to the Commission by eight Kentucky governors began in 1976. Through that time he served the Commission as its Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary.

“Doc” will continue to attend meetings in a non-voting capacity, and advise the Commission and its members. He will represent the Commission at special functions and continue to serve as secretary / treasurer and historian.

A graduate of Georgetown College and the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine, Dr. Rich recently retired from his Taylor Mill family medical practice that he opened in November 1955. Dr. Rich is an avid hunter and angler. Some memberships include the League of Kentucky Sportsmen, National Rifle Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quail Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited.

Dr. James R. Rich - Commissioner Emeritus

James Rich, M.D.
757 Carol Drive
Taylor Mill, KY 41015
Email: docfish97@gmail.com

Commission Secretary/Treasurer/Historian