FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 17, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:
Kimberly B. Nall and Gregory E. Wells have been reappointed to the Board of Licensure for Long-term Care Administrators.
Kimberly B. Nall, of Russell, is the current Nursing Home Administrator for Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility. Nall is representing the Kentucky Association of Health Care Administrators and will serve for a term expiring January 12, 2020.
Gregory E. Wells, of Owensboro, is the Vice President of Operations at Wells Health Systems. Wells is representing the Kentucky Association of Health Care Administrators and will serve for a term expiring January 12, 2020.
The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-term Care Administrators consists of ten members, nine of whom are appointed by the Governor. The Board develops, imposes and enforces standards which must be met by individuals in order receive a license as a nursing home administrator.
Dorothy A. Kerr and Rachel R. Morgan have been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Dorothy A. Kerr, of Winchester, is the supervisor of Language Services-Patient and Family Experience at KentuckyOne Health. Kerr is representing certified practicing interpreters to serve for a term expiring October 1, 2017.
Rachel R. Morgan, of Frankfort, is the Executive Staff Interpreter for the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Morgan is representing certified practicing interpreters to serve for a term expiring October 1, 2019.
The Kentucky Board of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is composed of seven Gubernatorial appointees. The purpose of the Board is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The Board licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of Interpreting. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality.
Scott W. Brinkman, John Chilton, William M. Landrum and Stephen L. Knipper have been appointed to the Capital Planning Advisory Board representing the executive branch of state government.
Scott W. Brinkman, Secretary of the Executive Cabinet, will serve for a term expiring March 30, 2020.
John Chilton, State Budget Director, will serve for a term expiring March 30, 2020.
William M. Landrum, Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet, will serve for a term expiring March 30, 2020.
Stephen L. Knipper, Chief of Staff to Lieutenant Governor, will serve for a term expiring March 30, 2017.
The members of the Capital Planning Advisory Board represent all three branches of government and are empowered to prepare a comprehensive state capital improvement plan and to make funding recommendations to each branch head as to state spending for capital projects.
Melissa Chandler has been appointed to the Parole Board.
Melissa Chandler, of Lawrenceburg, is the Internal Policy Analyst for the Division of Parole and Victim Services. Chandler is filling the unexpired term due to the resignation of Judge (ret.) Water F. Maguire. She will serve until June 30, 2018.
The Kentucky Parole Board consists of diverse, experienced and committed professionals who are honored to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The nine (9) full time members conduct hearings and reviews including parole and revocation hearings for convicted felons, as well as a minimal number of youthful offender hearings.
The mission of the Kentucky Parole Board is to make decisions that maintain a delicate balance between public safety, victim rights, reintegration of the offender and recidivism.
All board members as well as additional support staff are members of the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) and continuously utilize resources through APAI as well as the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) to enhance knowledge and expertise with regards to criminal justice and the parole process. The goal is to utilize research and evidence based practices in order to keep Kentucky on the cutting edge with advances in the field.
Brother Joe Adams and Michael A. Noftsger have been appointed to the Judicial Conduct Commission.
Brother Joe Adams, of Bardstown, is a retired chaplain and an active minister. Brother Adams will serve for a term expiring January 1, 2020.
Michael A. Noftsger, of Somerset, is the executive vice-president for bank administration at Forcht Bank. Noftsger will serve for a term expiring January 1, 2020.
The Governor appoints two members to the Judicial Conduct Commission. The Judicial Conduct Commission is the only entity authorized under the Kentucky Constitution to take disciplinary action against a sitting Kentucky judge. The Commission investigates and reviews complaints against judges and, when warranted, conducts hearings regarding the alleged misconduct where evidence is presented.
Scott C. Cox, Jeffrey Spalding, and Joe Reeves have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Louisville Arena Authority, Inc. Scott C. Cox is designated as Chair.
Scott C. Cox, of Louisville, is an attorney and partner with Cox & Mazzoli, PLLC. Cox will serve as Chair and will serve for a term expiring January 1, 2020.
Jeffrey Spalding, of Louisville, is the human resources manager for UPS. Spalding will serve for a term expiring January 1, 2020.
Joe Reeves, of Louisville, is a certified financial planner with ARGI Financial Group. Reeves shall serve for a term expiring January 1, 2020.