OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed two North Central Washington leaders to the state Recreation and Conservation Funding Board.

Named to the board are:

  • Wenatchee resident Shiloh Burgess, executive director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • Okanogan resident Henry Hix, chief of natural resource enforcement for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.
  • Seattle resident Kathryn Gardow. Inslee reappointed Gardow for a second term.

“The board awards about $250 million in grants every biennium for the development of parks, trails, boating facilities and other outdoor recreation opportunities and for the conservation of wildlife habitat and working farms and forests,” according to a news release.

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