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LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today designated Commissioners Alex Lieblong and Mark Lamberth to take on leadership roles within the Arkansas Racing Commission, which regulates thoroughbred and greyhound racing in the State of Arkansas. Governor Hutchinson also announced the appointments of Steve Landers and Kent “Bo” Hunter to the commission.
Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:
“I am pleased to announce Alex Lieblong as Chairman of the Arkansas Racing Commission and Mark Lamberth as Vice Chairman. These two individuals have done an extraordinary job serving on this commission and I look forward to their continued service within their new leadership roles. I also want to welcome Steve and Bo to the commission. Their passion for this industry in Arkansas goes without saying, and I am confident they will be tremendous assets to the Arkansas Racing Commission.”
Alex Lieblong, Conway, currently serves on the Arkansas Racing Commission. Governor Asa Hutchinson has elevated his status to Chairman. Mr. Lieblong was appointed to the Arkansas Racing Commission in 2004 by former Governor Mike Huckabee. He replaced Bill Roussell. Mr. Lieblong’s term expires on January 14, 2019. Mr. Lieblong is the President of Lieblong and Associates, Inc. in Little Rock.
Mark Lamberth, Batesville, currently serves on the Arkansas Racing Commission. Governor Asa Hutchinson has elevated his status to Vice Chairman. Mr. Lamberth was appointed in 2011 by former Governor Mike Beebe. He replaced Jerry Jackson. Mr. Lamberth’s term expires on January 14, 2021. Mr. Lamberth is the owner and partner of Atlas Asphalt, Inc. and White River Materials, Inc. in Batesville.
Steve Landers, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Racing Commission. He will be replacing Cecil Alexander. Mr. Landers’ term expires on January 14, 2018. Mr. Landers is the President of Landers Toyota in Little Rock and Hot Springs.
Kent “Bo” Hunter, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Racing Commission. He will be replacing Jimmy Didier. Mr. Hunter’s term expires on January 14, 2020. Mr. Hunter is a financial advisor for Edward Jones in Fort Smith.
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