Randy Young

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J. Randy Young
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Arkansas Executive Director of Natural Resources Commission
Incumbent
In office
May 30, 1985 - Present
Years in position 29
PartyNon-partisan
Compensation
Base salary$103,611
Elections and appointments
AppointedMay 30, 1985
Appointed byGov. Bill Clinton (D)
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas
Master'sUniversity of Arkansas
Websites
Office website
J. Randy Young is the current Arkansas Executive Director of Natural Resources Commission. Young was appointed executive director on May 30, 1985.[1]

Biography

Young has worked for the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission since 1971 when he was hired as an entry-level Water Resources Engineer. In 1985 he was appointed as Chief Executive and has held that position under four different governors.

Education

  • B.S. in Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
  • M.S. in Environmental Engineering, University of Arkansas

Political career

Director of Natural Resources (1985-Present)

Young was appointed Arkansas Executive Director of Natural Resources Commission on May 30, 1985.[2]

Deputy Director, Natural Resources Commission

Young has spent his entire career at the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. Before becoming executive director, Young was a deputy director and chief engineer. He has also worked for the commission as a water resources engineer.

NASCA (1999-2000)

Young was president of the National Association of State Conservation Agencies from 1999 to 2000, and has served as chairman and secretary-treasurer of the Interstate Council on Water Policy.[3]

He also serves on the Arkansas-Oklahoma Arkansas River Compact, Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology and Arkansas Water Well Construction Commissions.[3]

Appointments

1985

Young was appointed as Arkansas Executive Director of Natural Resources Commission by then-Gov. Bill Clinton (D) in 1985.[3]

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1985-present
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