Roy Crawford of Whitesburg has joined the board of directors of the Kentucky Resources Council, a Frankfort-based organization that provides legal representation and advice on environmental and energy issues.
Formed in 1984, KRC has spent much of this year in a fight against proposed rate hikes by Kentucky Power Company and other utility companies, and with monitoring and participating in legislative affairs in Frankfort.
Crawford, a graduate of Whitesburg High School and Georgia Tech University, has retired from Crawford Engineering of Whitesburg, but had remained busy performing as an instrumentalist with as many as five music groups before the pandemic hit. He has served on the boards of the Kentucky Natural Lands Trust, the Pine Mountain Settlement School, the Pine Mountain Trail Conference, and Headwaters Inc., among others. He has also been active coal truck safety issues.
Crawford’s appointment to the KRC board was announced in the organization’s March newsletter, which said Crawford subscribes to KRC’s belief that “everyone should live in health, safety, and a clean environment.”