Gov. Bevin makes appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions

Gov. Matt Bevin

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2018) – Last Friday Gov. Matt Bevin made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:

Holly Renee Iaccarino has been appointed to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

  • Holly Renee Iaccarino, of Versailles, is an attorney with Barnett Benvenuti & Butler, PLLC. She will serve for a term expiring July 14, 2022.

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission promotes the ethical conduct of elected officials, officers and other employees in the executive branch of state government. The commission seeks to fulfill its mission through administering a program of training and education on the code of ethics, providing guidance to state employees concerning their ethical conduct, enforcing the provisions of the code of ethics, interpreting the code of ethics through the issuance of advisory opinions, registering executive agency lobbyists and recommending legislation to the General Assembly.

Roddy Harrison and Donald Kiely have been appointed to the Kentucky 911 Services Board.

  • Roddy Harrison, of Williamsburg, is mayor of the City of Williamsburg. He will represent the Kentucky League of Cities and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2020.
  • Donald Kiely, of Villa Hills, is an emergency services manager for Cincinnati Bell. He will represent the interest of CMRS providers and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2020.

The Kentucky 911 Services Board reviews, evaluates and develops standards and decides on plans of modifications to the E911 service requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission. The Board is also responsible for collecting and regulating service charges for commercial mobile radio connections.

Sean Dreisbach, Dustin R. Isaacs, Christopher Bartley, Andrew H. Scott, Terry Martin, Patrick Lucas, Lonnie Madden, David Howser and Henry Scott Lawson have been appointed to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education.

  • Sean Dreisbach, of Louisville, is fire chief of the Jeffersontown Fire Protection District. He will represent fire chiefs of paid fire departments and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2020.
  • Dustin R. Isaacs, of Frankfort, is a constituent services administrative liaison in the Office of the Governor. He will represent the general-public and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.
  • Christopher Bartley, of Lexington, is a firefighter with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. He will represent paid county firefighters and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2020.
  • Andrew H. Scott, of Coal Run Village, is mayor of the City of Coal Run Village. He will represent mayors and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2020.
  • Terry Martin, of Horse Cave, is judge/executive of Hart County. He will represent county judge/executives and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.
  • Patrick Lucas, of High Plains, is a Louisville Fire Department firefighter and Jefferson County volunteer firefighter. He will represent fire chiefs of volunteer fire departments and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.
  • Lonnie Madden, of Sandgap, is fire chief of Sandgap Volunteer Fire Department. He will represent fire chiefs of volunteer fire departments and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.
  • David Howser, of Louisville, is fire chief of the Lyndon Fire Protection District. He will represent fire chiefs of paid fire departments and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.
  • Henry Scott Lawson, of Lebanon, is a firefighter with the City of Bardstown and Nelson County volunteer firefighter. He will represent volunteer firefighters and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2022.

The Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education strengthens, upgrades and improves the fire services for the citizens and industries within the Commonwealth through standardized education, training, communication and distribution of funds.

George Nelson Ridings has been appointed to the Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission.

  • George Nelson Ridings, of Richmond, is an insurance agent and financial adviser with New York Life.

A Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission is present in each state where a chemical weapons storage site is located. The Commission meets with a representative from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army to receive citizen and state concerns regarding the ongoing program of the Army for the disposal of chemical agents and munitions in the stockpile.

Enda B. Berger and Shane Gabbard have been appointed to the Waste Tire Working Group.

  • Enda B. Berger, of Elizabethtown, is mayor of the City of Elizabethtown. She will represent mayors and serve for a term expiring Aug. 1, 2021.
  • Shane Gabbard, of Annville, is judge/executive of Jackson County. He will represent county judge/executives and serve for a term expiring Aug. 1, 2021.

The Waste Tire Working Group discusses and researches topics in waste tire management in Kentucky and makes recommendations on ways to improve the Commonwealth’s programs.

Jeffrey Woods has been appointed to the Mine Safety Review Commission.

  • Jeffrey Woods, of Lexington, is a retired natural resources and environmental service attorney. He will serve for a term expiring May 23, 2022.

The Mine Safety Review Commission conducts hearings concerning licensed premises and both certified and noncertified personnel involved in coal mining, who are charged with willful and repeated violations of Kentucky’s mine safety laws and placing miners in imminent danger of serious injury or death.

Bonnie J. Enlow and Sarah Beth Guffey have been appointed to the Animal Control Advisory Board.

  • Bonnie J. Enlow, of Shepherdsville, is an office manager with Lowell Myers Insurance. She will represent the Kentucky League of Cities and serve for a term expiring Feb. 26, 2022.
  • Sarah Beth Guffey, of Albany, is a deputy clerk with the Clinton County Circuit Court. She will represent the Kentucky Farm Bureau and serve for a term expiring Feb. 26, 2022.

The Animal Control Advisory Board makes recommendations to the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture relating to animal control issues, evaluates applications for disbursement of animal care and control funds, establishes shelter standards, and creates training programs.

Cindy L. Castle, Mary Kathy Froelicher and Todd Jordan Purkiss have been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers.

  • Cindy L. Castle, of Paintsville, is a licensed optician. She will represent ophthalmic dispensers and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
  • Mary Kathy Froelicher, of Florence, is a licensed optician. She will represent ophthalmic dispensers and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
  • Dr. Todd Jordan Purkiss, of Prospect, is an ophthalmologist. He will represent medical physicians and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2022.

The Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of ophthalmic dispensing. The Board recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality, conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS Chapter 326.

D. Theodore Jessup, Hugh N. Archer and Carl W. Breeding have been appointed to the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board.

  • D. Theodore Jessup, of Greenville, is a professional geologist and environmental consultant with SMR Environmental Services, LLC. He will represent the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2021.
  • Hugh N. Archer, of Lawrenceburg, is a senior project specialist with the Kentucky Natural Lands Trust. He will represent the Kentucky Conservation Committee and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2021.
  • Carl W. Breeding, of Lexington, is an attorney with Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP. He will represent persons who have at least five years of experience in natural resources land acquisitions and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2021.

The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board is charged with administering the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund and reviewing and approving all grants payable from the fund.

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