Monday, February 1, 2021,  Governor Mike Parson announced appointments to various boards and commissions including two from our area.

Dr. Timothy Faber, of Laurie, was appointed to the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.

Dr. Faber currently serves as the Director of the Lake of the Ozarks Baptist Association. He is a Baptist Minister and has served churches in Warsaw, Kidder, and Boonville. Dr. Faber also has more than 25 published articles to his credit and has had the privilege of participating in short term ministry projects in Canada, Belarus, and several states. He is a past member of the City of Kidder City Council and a current member of the Christian Life Commission of the Missouri Baptist Convention. Dr. Faber holds a Bachelor of Science in religious studies and psychology from Southwest Baptist University. He also holds a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice Seminary in Lithonia, Georgia, and a Doctor of Ministry from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Robert Goodrich, of Waynesville, was appointed to the Missouri Propane Safety Commission.

Mr. Goodrich has been employed by Goodrich Gas Inc. since 1985, serving as operations manager since 2005. The business has been owned and operated by the Goodrich family since 1959. Mr. Goodrich is a member of the Missouri Propane and Gas Association and has served in various leadership capacities, including the president, treasurer, and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Goodrich holds a Bachelor of Science in geology from Missouri State University.