FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2017) — Gov. Matt Bevin has made appointments to the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Commission.
- Jim Douglas Karibo, of Louisville, is self-employed. Karibo will serve for a term expiring Dec. 12, 2020.
- Natasha Murray, of Lexington, is a senior associate at the Council on Postsecondary Education. Murray will serve for a term expiring Dec. 12, 2020.
- Tiffany Yeast, of Harrodsburg, is an employee at the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. Yeast will serve for a term expiring Dec. 12, 2020.
- Yvette Monique Smith, of Frankfort, is an executive director at the Office of EEO/Contract Compliance. Smith will serve for a term expiring Dec. 12, 2020.
Founded in August 1992, the mission of the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Commission is to promote the principles of racial equality and nonviolent social change espoused by the late civil rights leader. The 13-member commission, appointed by the governor, focuses on Dr. King’s dream for all Americans to experience full equality, economic justice and interracial harmony. The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Commission sponsors the Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration.