Bart Flener named next GRREC executive director

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The Green River Regional Educational Cooperative has named their next executive director.

Bart Flener is currently the superintendent of the Russellville Independent School District, but was named the new executive director of GRREC.

Tim Murley was previously the executive director, but retired effective January 1.

GRREC serves as the educational cooperative for 47 school districts which range in size from 500 students to more than 17,000.

Prior to his current position at Russellville, Flener held several leadership roles with school districts across the commonwealth including assistant superintendent for Murray Independent School District, and assistant principal for Providence School in Jessamine County.

Flener will officially take the seat July 1. The Russellville Independent School District will begin looking for a superintendent.