THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES CLAYTON LUKOW CHAIR AND FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVE TO THE BIG BLUE RIVER COMPACT COMMISSION The President today announced his intent to appoint Mr. Clayton
Lukow of Nebraska as Chair and Federal Representative to the Big Blue River Compact Commission.
Mr. Lukow's experience includes work on water resource issues at the state and local level such as serving on Nebraska Governor Benjamin Nelson's Water Council, Chairman of the Nebraska Rural Electric Association, and Member of the Public Advisory Board to the Nebraska Water Resource Commission.
Mr. Lukow is a lifelong resident of Adams County, where he operates an 880-acre farm and ranching enterprise with his son, Rex. Mr. and Mrs. Lukow have three sons and one daughter.
In his capacity as Chairman and Federal Representative, Mr. Lukow along with and four other board members will administer the Compact between the States of Kansas and Nebraska. The Commission manages the usage, apportionment, development and pollution control of the waters of the Big Blue River Basin.