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DOUGLAS NATIVE CURTIS FARRAR ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE GEORGIA DNR BOARD OF NATURAL RESOURCES

 ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtis Farrar, a native of Douglas, Ga., today was elected chairman of the board of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
 He assumes the leadership position of the 16-member board, which establishes general policies and adopts rules for the protection of natural and environmental resources in Georgia.
 Farrar has served on the board since 1989, and represents the state's Eighth Congressional District. He has served on the board's Administrative, Land Acquisition, and Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites committees.
 He grew up in Douglas and obtained his undergraduate degree at Georgia Southern University. In 1969, he graduated cum laude from the Mercer University Law School. After graduation, Farrar practiced law with his father, the late Arthur C. Farrar.
 Farrar served as judge of the Coffee County Juvenile Court for over 20 years. He chaired the Coffee County Substance Abuse Task Force in 1989 and was a member of former Gov. Joe Frank Harris's Commission on Drug Awareness and Prevention.
 He is currently a senior partner in the law firm of Farrar, Hennesy & Edwards in Douglas. He and his wife, Carole, have two sons, Kirk, 23, and Brent, 20.
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 /CONTACT: Judy Gay of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 404-656-3500/


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