FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:
Sarah Nicole Gossett has been appointed as a member of Serve Kentucky.
- Sarah Nicole Gossett, of Lexington, is a contractor with the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 3, 2021.
Serve Kentucky enables citizens to address serious social problems through service to their local communities by setting policy and program priorities, providing training and assistance, supporting national days of service, and promoting service and volunteering. The Commission oversees and submits Kentucky’s annual applications to the Corporation for National Service and other funding sources for the continuation and expansion of the Kentucky Service Initiative.
Daniel Joseph Iacconi has been appointed to the Commission on Fire Protection, Personnel, Standards and Education.
- Daniel Joseph Iacconi, of Glasgow, is an economic developer. He will represent the Kentucky Industrial Response Committee and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2020.
The Commission on Fire Protection, Personnel, Standards and Education is charged with strengthening, upgrading and improving the fire services for the citizens and industries within the Commonwealth through standardized education, training, communication and distribution of funds.
Michael Scott Young has been appointed as a member of the Geographic Information Advisory Council.
- Michael Scott Young, of Glasgow, is a public utility general manager. He will represent the Kentucky League of Cities and serve for a term expiring Sept. 22, 2021.
The Geographic Information Advisory Council advises the executive director of the Commonwealth Office of Technology on issues relating to geographic information and geographic information systems. The Council establishes and adopts policies and procedures that assist state and local jurisdictions in developing, deploying, and leveraging geographic information resources and geographic information systems technology for the purpose of improving public administration.
Hallye McCall Arterburn has been appointed as a member of the Prosecutors Advisory Council.
- Hallye McCall Arterburn, of Scottsville, is an attorney. She will represent county attorneys from other counties and serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
The Prosecutors Advisory Council presides over the financial administration of the Unified Prosecutorial System, co-sponsors the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference, provides basic training courses for newly elected Commonwealth’s and County Attorneys, sponsors the Kentucky Prosecutors Institute and oversees the preparation of the Child Sexual Abuse Prosecution Manual and the Data Collection Report.
Chaitanya Mandapakala has been appointed as a member of the Board of Respiratory Care.
- Chaitanya Mandapakala, of Park Hills, is a physician. He will represent pulmonologists and serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2021.
The Board of Respiratory Care is charged with regulating respiratory care licenses and overseeing that all licensed respiratory care practitioners in Kentucky practice within the state’s code of conduct.
Lindsey T. Briggs and Robert H. Williams have been appointed as members of the Finance and Administration Engineering and Engineering-Related Services Selection Committee.
- Lindsey T. Briggs, of Georgetown, is a retired civil engineer. He will serve for a term expiring Oct. 2, 2019; and
- Robert H. Williams, of Versailles, is a civil engineer. He will serve for a term expiring Oct. 2, 2019.
The Finance and Administration Engineering and Engineering-Related Services Selection Committee is within the Finance and Administration Cabinet and participates in every instance of that cabinet’s procuring engineering or engineering-related services.
William Michael Coyle, Charles Edward Dills II and William C. Dieruf have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.
- William Michael Coyle, of Berea, is a county sheriff. He will represent sheriffs and serve for a term expiring July 1, 2022; and
- Charles Edward Dills II, of Williamstown, is a judge/executive. He will represent county judge-executives and serve for a term expiring July 1, 2019; and
- William C. Dieruf, of Jeffersontown, is a mayor. He will represent mayors and serve for a term expiring July 1, 2019.
The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council governs training for all of the state’s law enforcement. It looks for ways to increase the quality of law enforcement by improving the curriculum used to train law enforcement officials and monitoring the abilities of the instructors who teach the required curriculum.
Dustin Ray Embry has been appointed as a member of the Animal Control Advisory Board.
- Dustin Ray Embry, of Morgantown, is a national registry emergency medical technician. He will represent the Kentucky League of Cities and serve for a term expiring Feb. 26, 2020.
The Animal Control Advisory Board is charged with making recommendations to the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture relating to animal control issues, evaluating applications for the disbursement of animal care and control funds, establishing shelter standards and creating training programs.
Darrell Mattingly Jr., Lukas Saint-Clair and William Tyler Howard have been appointed as members of the Statewide Independent Living Council.
- Darrell Mattingly Jr., of Lexington, is a webmaster/website developer. He will represent advocates of and for individuals with disabilities and serve for a term expiring May 20, 2021; and
- Lukas Saint-Clair, of Booneville, is a certified peer specialist. He will represent advocates of and for individuals with disabilities and serve for a term expiring May 20, 2021; and
- William Tyler Howard, of Jackson, is a community support associate. He will represent advocates of and for individuals with disabilities and serve for a term expiring May 20, 2021.
The Statewide Independent Living Council encourages and advocates for independent living for Kentuckians with disabilities throughout the state. Additionally, the Council develops, monitors and reviews a state plan that addresses the independent needs in our state, develops and supports a statewide network of Independent Living Centers, submits periodic reports and coordinates activities with the State Rehabilitation Council.