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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

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2020 

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

Vacant -2nd District




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

Ralph Swallows - 3rd District


Ralph Swallows

4101 plymouth Road
Louisville, KY 40207


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


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

Term:  August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2020 

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

Dr. Jeffrey Eaton – 6th District



Dr. Jeffrey Eaton

Lawrenceburg, KY 40342

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

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

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

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

Commission Secretary/Treasurer/Historian

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