Gov. Beshear makes appointments to boards and commissions

Fifteen appointments and reappointments announced

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 5, 2015) — Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Reappointed to the Kentucky Center for the Arts Corp., to serve for terms expiring April 29, 2019:

  • Juliet C. Gray, of Louisville, is a volunteer.
  • Bruce C. Merrick, of Louisville, is chairman of Dant-Clayton Corp.
  • Marilyn D. Schorin, of Louisville, is a consultant on nutrition and regulatory issues and is principal of Schorin Strategies LLC.

Appointed as a member of the Hazard Community and Technical College Board of Directors to serve for a term expiring May 15, 2020.

  • Joel C. Brashear, of Hyden, is a community outreach and business development officer with Hyden Citizens Bank. The appointment replaces Joseph G. Evans, whose term has expired.

Reappointed to the Hazard Community and Technical College Board of Directors to serve for terms expiring May 15, 2020:

  • Jyotin V. Chandarana, of Hazard, is a physician.
  • William R. Weinberg, of Hindman, is an attorney and businessman.

Reappointed as a member of the State Labor Relations Board to serve for a term expiring April 24, 2019.

  • Barry L. Carter, of Kevil, is a firefighter with the Paducah Fire Department.

Reappointed to the Egg Marketing Board, to serve for terms expiring May 7, 2018:

  • Marc B. Ashby, of Pembroke, is vice president of operations for Cal-Maine Foods Inc.
  • Larry Head, of Allensville, is compliance manager for Cal-Maine Foods Inc.

Appointed as a member of the Water Transportation Advisory Board, representing the Kentucky Associations of Riverports.

  • Larry McFall, of Louisville, is president of Louisville Riverport. The appointment replaces Kenneth Canter, who resigned. McFall shall serve the remainder of the unexpired term ending Sept. 30, 2017.

Appointed as members of the Reading Diagnostic and  Intervention Grant Steering Committee, to serve for terms expiring May 16, 2018:

  • Susan S. Robertson, of Finchville, is a state support liaison for the Academic Behavioral Response to Intervention Project (ABRI) at the University of Louisville. The appointment replaces Kimberly D. Willhoite, whose term has expired. Robertson represents the state at large.
  • Rosemarie I. Young, of Louisville, is a field placement coordinator for Bellarmine University and a retired principal. She represents university professors with expertise in reading and literacy. The appointment replaces Janice F. Almasi, whose term has expired.
  • Enola S. Layton, of Paris, is a teacher for Bourbon County Schools. She represents primary teachers with expertise in reading and literacy. The appointment replaces Lindy Harmon, whose term has expired.
  • Lynn E. Dodds, of Georgetown, is a reading intervention teacher at Lemons Mill Elementary in the Scott County school system. She represents primary teachers with expertise in reading and literacy. The appointment replaces Carla Purcell, whose term has expired.
  • Pamela W. Petty, of Bowling Green, is a professor of literacy at Western Kentucky University. She represents university professors with expertise in reading and literacy. The appointment replaces Nancy Hulan, whose term has expired.

Appointed as a member of the Personnel Board.

  • William Sheckles, of Bardstown, is a senior sales consultant at Conway-Heaton automotive center. The appointment replaces Donald W. Blevins, who resigned. Sheckles shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending Jan. 1, 2016.

Reappointed as a member of the Personnel Board, to serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2019.

  • David F. Hutcheson, of Paducah, is vice president at 5H Technologies Inc.
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