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Governor makes appointments to boards and commissions

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2014) — Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

on the boardsGov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education:

  • Vicki L. Herald, of Georgetown, is a firefighter and EMT with the Lexington Fire Department. The appointment, representing paid county firefighters, replaces Kristin Chilton, who has resigned. Herald shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending July 16, 2016.
  • Kevin C. Tyler, of Louisville, is chief of the Harrods Creek Fire Department. The appointment, representing fire chiefs of paid fire departments, replaces Walter J. Lage, who has resigned. Tyler shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending July 16, 2014.
  • Mayfield Mayor Teresa L. Rochetti-Cantrell, representing mayors, replaces Fred Siegelman, who resigned. She shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending July 16, 2016.

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, to serve for terms expiring Sept. 19, 2017:

  • Andrew C. Bernard, of Nicholasville, representing trauma surgeons, is employed by UK Healthcare. He replaces Glen A. Franklin, whose term has expired.
  • Jimmy VanCleve, of Calhoun, representing first responders, is a fire training coordinator for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. The appointment replaces Steven B. English, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members of the board to serve for terms expiring Sept. 19, 2017.

  • Rowan County Judge-Executive James D. Nickell, of Clearfield, represents county judge-executives.
  • H. Joseph Prewitt, of Bardstown, is EMS director for Nelson County. He represents volunteer-staffed licensed class-1 ground ambulance administrators.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Josephine D. Richardson as a member of the Appalachian/Kentucky Artisans Gateway Center Authority, representing the Kentucky Arts Council, to serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.

  • Josephine D. Richardson, of Whitesburg, is a restaurateur operating The Courthouse Cafe and The Cozy Corner. She is designated as chair of the authority.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Robert W. Fentress as a member of the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, to serve for a term ending Jan. 1, 2018.

  • Robert W. Fentress, of Frankfort, is a professional surveyor. He represents the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers and the Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors. The appointment replaces Richard A. Howerton, who is deceased.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following as members of the board, to serve for terms expiring Jan. 1, 2018:

  • James David Sigler, of Lexington, is an engineer with Stantec Consulting Services Inc. He represents the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers.
  • Samuel R. Williams, of Winchester, is an engineer and land surveyor for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. He represents the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Hope Allison Pack as a member of the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, to serve for a term expiring July 15, 2016.

  • Hope Allison Pack, of Lexington, a speech-language pathologist for Fayette County Schools, represents speech-language pathologists. The appointment replaces Heather B. Johnson, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Jimmy Dale McBee as a member of the Kentucky Board of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Contractors, to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2016.

  • Jimmy Dale McBee, of Murray, is employed by Jim McBee Heating & Air LLC. He represents heating ventilation and air conditioning contractors. The appointment replaces Thomas C. Rechtin, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Darlene M. Mazzone as a member of the Kentucky Arts Council, to serve for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2018.

  • Darlene M. Mazzone, of Paducah, works in marketing and publishing with Mazzone Communications. The appointment replaces Henrietta N. Kemp, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following as members of the council to serve for terms expiring Feb. 1, 2018:

  • Andrea D. Rudloff, of Bowling Green, is an artist and arts administrator with the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center.
  • Josephine D. Richardson, of Whitesburg, is a restaurateur operating The Courthouse Cafe and The Cozy Corner.
  • Wilma J. Brown, of Danville, is a retired teacher.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Gary A. O’Dell as state geographer for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2015.

  • Gary A. O’Dell, of Morehead, is a professor of geography at Morehead State University. The appointment replaces Margaret M. Gripshover, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Craig W. Jennings as a member of the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators, to serve for a term expiring Jan. 12, 2017.

  • Craig W. Jennings, of Louisville, is a health care executive with Presbyterian Homes. Jennings represents Leading Age Kentucky. His appointment replaces Keith R. Knapp, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following as members of the Kentucky Milk Commission:

  • Jim Sidebottom, of Greensburg, is a dairy farmer and represents milk producers. He shall serve for a term expiring Aug. 1, 2017. The appointment replaces Delmar L. Robey, whose term has expired.
  • Fabian Y. Bernal, of Georgetown, is a dairy production manager and dairy consultant for Dairy Farmers of America. He replaces John A. Brooks, who resigned. Bernal, representing a milk marketing agency or dairy cooperative, shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending Aug. 1, 2015.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Dana W. Anderson as a member of the Kentucky Real Estate Commission, to serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2017.

  • Dana W. Anderson, of Louisville, is employed by Semonin Realtors. She replaces Delbert K. Perry, whose term has expired.

 

Gov. Beshear has appointed Thomas H. Butler as city commissioner for the city of North Middletown.

  • Thomas H. Butler, of North Middletown, is a part-time retail representative and retired horse trainer.

 

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