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j t t Page 2 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, April 17, 2003 Governor Names Betty Carver to Head Division of Tourism Gov. BobWiseannouncedon Aprilpated in the division's international require statewide networks and good 2, 2(X)3, that he has named West Vir- marketing efforts, traveling to the communication skills," fi>rmer Gov- ginia native Betty Carver, of Belle, United Kingdom and Germany onernorCaperton said. "Belly'sgraspof commissioneroftheDivisionofTour- one of the governor's economic de- timing and her ability to locus on ism and chief of the Bureau of Corn- velopment missions, issues are impressive." merce. Carver has been serving as From 1996 to 2001, Carver served Carver served as appointments co- interim commissioner of Commerce asdirectorofcommunity relations lor ordinator forGov. Jay Rockefeller IV and Tourism since January. the Division of Tourism. In that post- during his term as governor. "Betty has demonstrated herself to lion, she was responsible for the con- "Betty has great experience in at- be an exceptional leader during her tinueddevelopment ofoutd~wrecre- tracting domestic and international interim position and in her previous ationactivities, ineludingcyclmg.She visitors to West Virginia," former position as deputy commissioner of provided strategic comlnunity rein- GovernorR~v,:kefcllersaid."Sincemy Tourism," Governor Wi~ said. "Ad- tions support through her manage- days as governor, I have known her to ditionally, her years of experience meat of the welcome centers and as be a tireless and dedicated champion working with the Legislature, the liaison with the stale's Convention for the Mountain State, and I am sure Governor'sOfficeandthestate'scom- and Visitors Bureaus and industry the Division ofTourism will continue munity leaders give her an excellenl associations, to benefit greatly from her expertise foundation to lead the growing tour- "There aren't many people in the and enthusiasm." ism industry." industry with whom Betty hasn't had Carver is the state's representative Prior to being named interim corn- contact," Dave Arnold, chairman of on the Appalachian Regional missioner, Carver served as deputy theTourismCommission,said."When Commission's executive council for commissionerofTourism from Janu- it comes to developing networks and tourism development. She is a board ary 2001 to January 2003. In that building bridges hetween government member of Cabin Creek Quilts and a position, she was responsible for co- and private industry, Belly ison top of parent volunteer for the Appalachian ordinating communily relations pro- the game." Children's Choir. grams with the tourism industry and Before joining the Division of Tour- Betty is a graduate of DuPont High local government leadership. One of ism, Bettyworkedasdirectorofsehed- School and attended West Virginia her accomplishments during that pc- uling and advance for Gov. Gaston Institute of Technology. riod was coordinating the state's Caperton from 1989to 1996. Sheandhcrhusband, Jeff, havetwo public-private partnership to host the "One of Betty's strongest attributes daughters. Erin is a student at River- country's first World Rafting Chain- is her ability to bring diverse groups side High School and Paige attends pionship in 2001. She also partici- togetherand implement programs that school at DuPont Middle School. Legislative Update a By Delegate Brent Boggs I could not begin this week's col- umn if I were not to give thanks for the safe rescue of Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch from her Iraqi captors. The brave Spe- cial Forces troops placed her safety be- fore their own in the daring rescue. Notwithstanding this heroic rescue, all our troops deserve our support, appreciation and prayers for a safe return. Each is a hero in nay book. This week, I want to recap a few of the Agricuhure and Natural Re- sources-related bills that passed both the House and Senate during the ieg- islati ve session, along with a few main components of each bill. HB 2094 - The bill makes it unlaw- ful to release and fish, water animal or other aquatic organism into public waters of the state without first ob- taining a stocking permit from the Div. of Natural Resources. The bill makes it clear that there are no restric- tions on the release of nati ve or estab- lished species of fish into privately owned ponds. HB 2240-The bill authorizes DNR to solicit voluntary donations to the Hunters Helping the Hungry program from persons purchasing or renewing hunting or fishing license electroni- cally. Moneys in the fund are used exclusively to support the program by payment of tees for the butchering of game carcasses and expenses for ac- quiring and distributing food to needy residents of West Virginia. HB 2285 - This bill requires all persons engaged in hunting or fishing through the washer and dryer during tohave, on their person, their hunting the year. I don't think I'm the only or fishing license, all applicable person that this happens to from time stamps, permits, written consents re- to time. quired, a picture identification, and This year, I purchased my license proof of hunter education program on-line at the DNR website (as required by Section 30-a, if you (www.dm:state.wv.us/). DNRhasset were born after January I, 1975). up an outstanding, easy to navigate Persons under fifteen years of age website that allows you to not only maybeidenlifiedbythelicensedadult purchase your license on line, but to accompanying them while huntingor print a duplicate (at no cost) if you fishing, lose, damage, or destroy the original. HB 2694- This bill provides greater You can even print off your field tags. protection to the beekeeping industry I printed it off on my printer, in- in the State by expanding the Agricul- cluding my trout stamp and national ture Commissioner's authority to stop forest stamp, signed it and placed it in the importation of delivery of bees my wallet. License, permits and infected with pests into West Vir- stamps all come out on one page. The ginia. The Commissioner's quaran- cost is the same as if you purchased tine powers are expanded, as well as your license at a license agent. All increased fines for violations, you need is: SB 634 - This bill moves the bird An email address where you can species Corvidae, commonly known receive instructions tor printing your ascrows- from the category ofunpro- official license tected birds to the game bird category, A printer to print your license and which allows crows to be hunted as a field tags sport. DNR will set the hunting sea- A credit card son and the bag limit. The bill does A state driver's license or DMV- not affect a person's right, under fed- issued ID card eral law, to destroy crows causing Bothresidentandnon-residentscan damage to crops or farms at any time. purchase their hunting and fishing , Passage of this bill was mandatory to license on lind. This is an outstanding allow the State to continue receiving way to market our outdoor resources, federal funds for the Wildlife Reslo- while making it much more conve- ration Act in the amount of $5.22 nient to those that enjoy the woods million, and waters. Several other legislative rules bills Please contact me if 1 may be of were passed that deal with a variety of assistance. In the interim period, subjects. These changes will be out- please address your mail to my home lined in future publications from DNR office at: PO Box 254, Gassaway, or on their website. WV 26624. By telephone, you may As one that enjoys hunting and fish- contact me at 364-841 I or fax to 364- ing, I often find myselfsearchingend- 8711. For those with Interact access, lessly for my hunting and fishing li- my e-mail address is cease. Are they in my hunting coat, Boggs34@aol.com. You can alsoob- tackle box, the truck, or did I jus! put tain legislative information at http:// them in the gun case'? Usually, mey www.legis.state.wt',tts/ accidentally make one or more trips Undl next week, take care. :3 'WE SUPPORT THE TROOPS' -- The Gilmer County Medical Center on Mineral Road ;s displaying this patriotic sign, "We Support the Troops," as Operation Iraqi Freedom continues to be fought in the Middle Eastern nation. In addition, many downtown businesses are decorated with yellow nbbons and the Jr. Woman's Club of Glenviile placed ribbons on the parking meters. (s=ffphoto by Dave Coraoran, St.) Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody. --John Churton Collins Wise Fights to Protect Citizens' Gov. Bob Wise recently issued an executive order creating a Privacy Management Team to ensure that the ; personal information of all West Vir- ginians is protected. "It is of utmost importance that the privacy of the citizens of West Vir- ginia be protected," Wise said. "Citi- zens should not have to worry that their information is being sold to strangers." The Privacy Management Team : will conduct a comprehensive review of state procedures and regulations to ensure that each citizen has the right to access his personal information, which may have been collected by state agencies, and that the security and privacy of this same information be protected, whether it is stored in traditional files or in electronic forms. Following this review, the Privacy Management Team will develop and implement a state policy for the col- lection, maintenance and dissemina- tion of personal information. "West Virginians should be assured that their personal information, in- cluding social security numbers and medical records, can remain confi- dential," Wise said. The team will be chaired by the chairman of the Health Care Author- ity. Members oftbe team include the secretaries of the Departments of Administration, Military Affairs and Public Safety, Transportation, Tax and Revenue, Education and the Arts, Health and Human Resources, and Environmental Protection, and the commissioners of the Bureaus of Commerce, Employment Programs, and Senior Services, or their desig- aces. Good Things Happen When You Play. Words that don't #xist, but really should... Phonesia (fo nee' zhuh) n. The affliction of dialing a phone number and forgeffirK2 whom you w 'e calling just as they answer. t, In England, teatime is any time between 4 and 7 p.m., but high tea or early ..o,ar: ,,, supper may be at tea time or later. ~f~ "Solutions to your Information Technology Challenges" Small business web site design experts and Microsoft Certified computer networking consultants serving central West Virgina. From the simplest Intemet presence to datamarts and online ordering systems, O/tie Sy$11 m$ can make it happen. Not sure where to begin? 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