District Commission Members

Dr. Harry W. Carloss, MD – 1st District

Dr. Harry Carloss is a lifelong sportsman. Born in Lexington, he developed an interest in the outdoors on his farm in Christian County. He is an Eagle Scout.

He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor-of-Science degree in Zoology. After graduation he attended medical school at the University of Louisville. He specialized in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. He received advanced training at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. After training he returned to Kentucky and set up practice in Paducah where he practiced for 30 years. He retired in 2007.

Since retirement he spends time on his farms in McCracken and Livingston Counties. He has served in numerous state and national organizations including President of Kentucky Medical Association and Governor of the American College of Physicians. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Louisville.

He was recognized as the Jackson Purchase Landowner of the Year in 2013 by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.

He is a member of Ducks Unlimited, NWTF, QDMA, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pheasants Forever, Boone and Crocket, and a Patron Life member of the NRA.

He lives in Paducah with his wife of 43 years, Barbara. He has three children - Beth Riley, Caroline Wheat, and Andrew Carloss. He has five grandchildren and hopes to be able to pass intact the rights and privileges he enjoyed growing up in Kentucky hunting and fishing.

Dr. Harry Carloss 

Dr. Harry W. Carloss
5950 Blandville Road
Paducah, KY  42001
Email: hwcarloss@gmail.com

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2020 

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 - 2nd District

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

Term:  November 2011 - August 13, 2014
Re-appointed August 13, 2014 - August 13, 2018

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

Term:  August 13, 2014 - August 13, 2018

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

Kenny L. Knott - 4th District

Kenny L. Knott of Glasgow has worked various positions in the lumber industry since 1987, including mill manager and business partner. He currently works for Roy Anderson Lumber in the wood procurement side of the business. A native of Marshall County, he grew up working a large livestock farm, where he also grew tobacco and row crops. In his spare time, he spent the days hunting and fishing from an early age. He attended Marshall County High School and Murray State University.

He has an extensive background in the outdoors. In addition to his duck, deer and turkey hunting pursuits, he is a 15-year tournament angler and served as past president of the Kentucky Trapshooters League. He is a member of the National Rifle Association and a life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association. In his role as commission member, Knott wants to help give young sportsmen and sportswomen the opportunity to learn safe handling of firearms as well as learn to hunt and fish in Kentucky.

Knott and his wife, Kim, have two daughters, Jenna Crandell and Karey Wilbeck. They are members of the East Main Church of Christ in Glasgow.

Kenny Knott 

 Kenny L. Knott
104 Oak Leaf Street
Glasgow, KY  42141
(270) 407-3330

Email: doublek1960@hotmail.com  

Term:  Sept. 7, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2021 

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

Kevin R. Bond – 5th District

Kevin Bond has been a Boone County resident for 45 years. He and his wife Julie, of 19 years, have four children, Derrik, Samantha, Cooper and Brady. He developed his love of the outdoors at a very young age while hunting with his Grandfather. That passion now manifests itself in introducing youth to the wonderful outdoors.

Kevin, a master plumber since 1997, is owner and CEO of Trademark Plumbing. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a National Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors’ Apprentice. 

He serves as a board member of Quail Forever, where he chairs the annual Whistlers Day for ~350-400 youth who learn about hunting and fishing. In addition, he is a member of Associated Master Plumbers of Northern Kentucky-1994-Present, and President of the Associated Master Plumbers of Northern Kentucky since 2006.

“I am thrilled and honored to serve as Fifth district Commission Member, and I look forward to helping to enhance youth programs.” He said, “It is critical to provide avenues for continuing education for our youth.”


Kevin Bond 

Kevin R. Bond
7660 East Bend Road
Burlington, KY  41005
Email: kevinbond7660@gmail.com  

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2020 

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

Jimmy B. Bevins, Chairman – 6th 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 raises 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 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. He is an Eagle Scout.

“I am thankful and honored to have been selected to represent sportsmen and sportswomen in the Sixth 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 

Jimmy B. Bevins
P.O. Box 5098
Frankfort, KY  40602
Email: jimmy.bevins@bevinsgroup.net

Term:  Re-appointed August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2020 

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

Paul Horn – 7th District

Paul Horn earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1994.

He has worked in Eastern Kentucky for 22 years since college. He has held positions as a mining engineer, chief engineer, and Chief Operating Officer of mining operations. For the past 16 years he has been employed by Booth Energy. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Kentucky Coal Association.

Paul is a member of the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church. He is also a member of several local fish and game clubs, as well as the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He has enjoyed hunting and fishing since he was a child and wants to ensure the resources of Kentucky’s fish and wildlife for future generations. 

Paul resides in Prestonsburg with his wife Stacy, and 8-year-old son Derek.

Paul Horn 

Paul Horn
147 Edgewood Lane
Prestonsburg, KY  41653
Email: paulhorn@bigsandybb.com

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2019 

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

Rich Storm – 8th District

Rich Storm is the General Manager of PICI Staffing and a farmer in Carlisle. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Science from Morehead State University. Through his work with the staffing agency, Rich has gained experience in various industries including mining, automotive, and manufacturing.

Storm has been an avid sportsman for more than twenty years. He enjoys golfing, farming, running, many types of hunting, spending time in nature, and helping to educate new hunters. 

His affiliations include Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quality Deer Management Association, and Carlisle Christian Church. 

Rich lives in Carlisle with his wife Heather, and their two young daughters.

Rich Storm 

Rich Storm
2055 Moorefield Road
Carlisle, KY  40311
Email: ristorm@yahoo.com

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2018 

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

Dr. Karl Clinard - 9th District

Dr. Karl D. Clinard, a Pulaski County native, retired in 2014 from his Orthodontic practice. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky and his doctorate in dental medicine from the University of Louisville. He also completed his specialty training in Orthodontics at the University of Louisville.

He holds memberships in several sporting organizations including, life memberships in the NRA and Ducks Unlimited. Dr. Clinard serves as a Board of Trustees member of Campbellsville University and as a Deacon at Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset.

He has hunted in several states in the lower 48, as well as Alaska, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Russia.

"I am humbled and honored to have been selected by Governor Bevin to represent the sportsmen and women of the 9th district. I look forward to working with the other Commission Members as well as the dedicated employees of The Department of Fish and Wildlife. I believe we will have a common goal of maintaining, improving, and sharing Kentucky's fish and wildlife resources with fellow Kentuckians as well as tourists who visit our great state."

Karl and his wife, Tara, have two grown daughters and several grandchildren.

Dr. Karl Clinard

Dr. Karl D. Clinard
3700 Oak Hill Road
Somerset, KY  41503
Email: clinard153@twc.com

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2019

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

​ ​