Governor Bevin makes numerous appointments to statewide boards and commissions

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Gov. Matt Bevin made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:

Michelle Diane Penque has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors.

Penque, of Cold Spring, is senior business project analyst at Greater American Insurance Company. She will represent the public at-large and serve for the remainder of an unexpired term ending June 21, 2020.

The Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors is made up of five gubernatorial appointees. The Board was established to administer and regulate the licensing and conduct of home inspectors within the Commonwealth.

Justin Gilfert has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology.

Gilfert, of Crestwood, is an attorney. He will represent citizens at-large and serve for a term expiring July 15, 2021.

The Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology administers and enforces applicable state statutes and monitors the needs of the consuming public. The Board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of psychology. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality.

Brian Christopher Dunham, Rick Yates and Joshua Carson have been appointed to the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission.

Dunham, of Edgewood, is an attorney. He will represent Catholic organizations and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2020.

Yates, of Frankfort, is a certified public accountant. He will represent CPAs and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2021.

Carson, of Cynthiana, is a firefighter. He will represent Kentucky volunteer firefighters and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2019.

The Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission provides ongoing input and advice to the Office of Charitable Gaming and the Kentucky Legislature. As directed by statute, the Commission meets quarterly to review matters affecting charitable gaming in the Commonwealth.

Robert Patterson and Mary Kelly have been appointed to the State Board of Accountancy.

Patterson, of Louisville, is founder and president of Patterson & Company CPAs. He will represent certified public accountants and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

Kelly, of Crestwood, is an accountant at LG&E and KU Energy. She will represent certified public accountants and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

The State Board of Accountancy is a state agency responsible for protecting the public by licensing and regulating certified public accountants (CPAs) and CPA firms in Kentucky. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor. Six of the members are CPAs, and one is the public member.

Jason Dean Crockett and Robert Shannon Thompson have been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Barbering.

Crockett, of Paducah, works for Stratemeyer Media. He will represent citizens at-large and serve for a term expiring February 1, 2019.

Thompson, of Vine Grove, is a barber. He will represent barbers and serve for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2020.

The Kentucky Board of Barbering is charged with making periodic inspections of barber shops and barber schools. It determines whether each individual and business has the required license, follows up on complaints regarding those individuals working without licenses, investigates other violations of the law and inspects premises of shops and schools to determine compliance with sanitary standards and physical requirements as established by the Board.

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

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.

Wilson, of Irvine, is president of Citizens Guaranty Bank. He will represent the banking industry and serve for a term expiring Oct. 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.

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.

From Governor’s Office

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