FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2012) — The Governor’s Task Force on the Study of Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws in Kentucky will conduct its first meeting Thursday at 1 p.m. in Room 110 of the Kentucky State Capitol.
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Public Protection Cabinet Secretary Bob Vance to chair the 22-member group which includes representatives of both the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives as well as various industry groups.
The task force members and their affiliations are:
§ Robert D. Vance, chair, Public Protection Cabinet
§ Larry R. Bond, Governor’s Office
§ Sen. Tom Burford, Kentucky State Senate
§ Sen. Jimmy Higdon, Kentucky State Senate
§ Rep. Dennis Keene, Kentucky House of Representatives
§ Rep. Larry Clark, Kentucky House of Representatives
§ Tony Dehner, Commissioner Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ Danny Reed, Distilled Spirits Administrator, ABC
§ Stephanie Stumbo, Malt Beverage Administrator, ABC
§ Frank Harris, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
§ Roger Leasor, Kentucky Liquor Retail Coalition
§ Gay Dwyer, Kentucky Restaurant Association
§ Daniel R. Meyer, Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Kentucky, Inc.
§ Eric Gregory, Kentucky Distillers’ Association
§ Lowell Land, Kentucky Vineyard Society
§ John Harris, Kentucky Beer Wholesalers’ Association
§ Jennifer Doering, Kentucky Malt Beverage Council
§ Adam Watson, Licensed Microbrewers
§ Sheriff Jerry “Peanuts” Gaines of Warren County, Kentucky Association of Counties
§ Mayor Tom Bozarth of Midway, Kentucky League of Cities
§ James “Jitter” Allen, Licensed Large Brewers
§ Neil Wellinghurst, Kentucky Retail Federation
The Governor’s Executive Order, as well as names and affiliations of each representative, can be found online at http://abc.ky.gov/Pages/taskforce.aspx. Questions about the Task Force can be emailed to [email protected].