FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 7, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:
James Edward Runyon and Barbara Harris have been appointed to the Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
- James Edward Runyon, of Pikeville, is a loss prevention and safety manager for Lowe’s. He will represent the American Association of Retired Persons and serve for a term expiring July 1, 2020; and
- Barbara Harris, of Danville, is a retired teacher from the Kentucky School of the Deaf. She will represent the Kentucky Association of the Deaf and serve for a term expiring July 1, 2020.
The Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing advises the Governor and the General Assembly on policies and programs that will enhance the quality and coordination of services for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Kimberly Huston and Vanda Rice have been appointed to the Tourism Development Finance Authority.
- Kimberly Huston, of Bardstown, is president of the Nelson County Economic Development Agency. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2022.
- Vanda Rice, of Manchester, is a retired speech language pathologist. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2022.
The Tourism Development Finance Authority consists of seven gubernatorial appointees. The Authority makes and conditions loans from the Tourism Development Loan Program.