Gov. Bevin makes appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 25, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Judith Kay Bartholomew has been appointed to the office of Circuit Judge for the 30th Judicial Circuit, Division 9, Family Court, of Kentucky.

Judith Kay Bartholomew, of Louisville, is replacing the Honorable Stephen M. George, who resigned. The 30th Circuit consists of Jefferson County. Judge Bartholomew previously served as a Jefferson district judge from 1999 until 2009.  She will serve until the winner of the November general election is certified to serve the remainder of the unexpired term.

 Rob Sanders, Jackie Steele, Martin Hatfield, Rodney Davis, Grayson Smith and Aaron Dail have been appointed to the Prosecutors Advisory Council to serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

Rob Sanders, of Fort Mitchell, replaces Linda Tally Smith, Union, representing Commonwealth’s Attorneys from counties containing a city with a population equal to or greater than 8,000 but less than 20,000;

• Jackie Steele, of London, replaces Michael Stacy, Kevil, representing Commonwealth’s Attorneys from other counties.

• Martin Hatfield, of Somerset, replaces John Estill, May’s Lick, representing County Attorneys from counties containing a city with a population equal to or greater than 8,000 but less than 20,000.

• Rodney G. Davis, of Irvine, replaces Jeff Edwards, Benton, representing County Attorneys from other counties;

• Grayson Smith, of Salyersville, replaces Margaret Daniel, Frankfort, representing non-attorney citizens.

• Aaron Dail, of Murray, replaces Karen Bailey, Lexington, representing non-attorney citizens.

Chris Cohron has been reappointed to the Prosecutors Advisory Council to serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

Chris Cohron, of Bowling Green, has been reappointed, representing Commonwealth’s Attorneys from counties containing a city with a population of 20,000 or more.

The nine-member Prosecutors Advisory Council is appointed by the Governor and includes the Attorney General (chairperson), three Commonwealth’s Attorneys, three County Attorneys and two citizen members. In association with the Office of the Attorney General, the PAC co-sponsors the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference, attended by over 600 prosecutors and law enforcement officials; provides basic training courses for newly elected Commonwealth’s and County Attorneys; sponsors the Kentucky Prosecutors Institute, a week-long trial skills course for new prosecutors; presides over the financial administration of the Unified Prosecutorial System, consisting of 177 Commonwealth’s and County Attorneys and their employees; and oversees the preparation of the Child Sexual Abuse Prosecution Manual and the Data Collection Report.

Steven King has been appointed to the Kentucky Military History Museum Committee for a term expiring December 31, 2019.

Col. Steven King, of Lexington, represents the Adjutant General.

Mark Grant and Brian Wetzler have been reappointed to the Kentucky Military History Museum Committee for terms expiring December 21, 2019.

CCM Mark Grant (Ret.), of Mt. Washington, represents the Adjutant General.

Col. Brian Wetzler, of Midway, represents the Adjutant General.

The Kentucky Military History Museum is operated by the Kentucky Historical Socierty in conjunction with the Kentucky Department for Military Affairs.  Artifacts and documents help provide a full picture of Kentuckians’ military service. The Gothic Revival style building was the State Arsenal from the 1850s until the early 1970s when the Boone National Guard Center opened in Frankfort. During the Civil War, it served as a munitions factory where Frankfort women made ammunition for troops from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. The Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Military Affairs created the Kentucky Military History Museum in 1973.

 

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