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Gov. Bevin makes appointments to infrastructure authority, financial board and more

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:

Charles Ronald Lovan has been appointed to the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority.

  • Charles Ronald Lovan, of Union, is president and CEO of Northern Kentucky Water District. He will represent the Kentucky Section of the American Water Works Association and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA) was created in 1988 to provide the mechanism for funding construction of local public works projects in the Commonwealth. KIA is administratively attached to the Department for Local Government.

Michael Douglas Wilson has been appointed to the Financial Institutions Board.

  • Michael Douglas Wilson, of Irvine, is president of Citizens Guaranty Bank. He will represent the banking industry and serve for a term expiring October 10, 2020.

The Financial Institutions Board is an agency within the Public Protection Cabinet and is made up of 12 gubernatorial appointees. The Board is responsible for the licensing, chartering and regulation of the activities performed by the state chartered/licensed depository and non-depository financial institutions. The Board also oversees activities by individuals and firms who sell or provide advice on securities to residents of the Commonwealth.

Shane Gabbard has been appointed to the Waste Tire Working Group.

  • Shane Gabbard, of Annville, is Jackson County judge/executive. He will represent county judge/executives and serve for a term expiring August 1, 2018.

The Waste Tire Working Group (WTWG) provides input and advice to the Energy and Environment Cabinet regarding the administration and implementation of alternative methods for controlling the local accumulation of waste tires, developing the concept of a core fee for waste tires, improving the manifest system that tracks tires’ point of sale to point of disposal, and developing ways to assist local governments with direct grants for waste tire disposal. The WTWG also serves as an advisory body to the cabinet in the development of a formula to apportion money from the Waste Tire Trust Fund.