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Sanders picks new secretary of state parks and tourism


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – Arkansas’s first feminine governor has introduced her new parks and tourism secretary.

Governor-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders introduced Monday her intention to appoint Mike Mills as Secretary of the Division of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism.

“Mike Mills is among the premier outside recreation and tourism leaders not solely within the state of Arkansas however throughout the nation,” Sanders stated. “I’m proud to announce my intention to appoint him as the following Secretary of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism.”

In accordance with a information launch, Mills has 48 years of expertise within the tourism business. He’s the founder and proprietor of Buffalo Outside Middle.

“I’m honored that Governor-elect Sanders has nominated me to be the Secretary of Parks, Heritage and Tourism – and able to get to work rising our outside financial system,” Mills stated. “It’s time to unleash the Pure State’s potential to be a real chief in parks and tourism, bettering entry for all Arkansans and our guests to world-class outside recreation.”

In 2018, Mills was inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Corridor of Fame.