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Governor Beshear makes appointment to Boards and Commissions

Friday, 10 05, 2012

Kerri Richardson
Terry Sebastian
502-564-2611

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointment to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky Board for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy:

  • Andrea J. Cornuelle, of Highland Heights, is a professor of radiologic technology at Northern Kentucky University. She represents licensed radiographers whose primary work responsibilities are related to general radiography. Cornuelle shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2016.
     
  • Ellis W. Blanton, of Louisville, is an associate professor at St. Catharine College. He represents licensed radiographers whose primary work responsibilities are related to general radiography. Blanton shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2014.
     
  • Amy L. Adkins, of Winchester, is a radiology supervisor at Central Baptist Hospital. She represents licensed radiographers with a post-primary certification and whose primary work responsibilities are related to that post-primary certification. Akins shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2016.
     
  • Rebecca R. Baker, of Greenville, is a CT technologist at Trigg County Hospital. She represents licensed radiographers with a post-primary certification and whose primary work responsibilities are related to that post-primary certification. Baker shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2014.
     
  • Carol Scherbak, of Georgetown, is an assistant professor of radiation technology at St. Catharine College. She represents licensed nuclear medicine technologists. Scherbak shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2014.
     
  • Sheryl Abercrombie, of Nicholasville, is director, Chandler Radiology, at University of Kentucky Healthcare, Department of Radiology. She represents licensed radiation therapists. Abercrombie shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2016.
     
  • Vicky L. Poplin, of Frankfort, is a registered nurse at the Franklin County Health Department. She represents licensed limited X-ray machine operators. Poplin shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2014.
     
  • Cybil J. Nielsen, of Louisville, is an associate professor of nuclear medicine at Jefferson Community & Technical College. She represents a licensed medical imaging technologist or therapist who serves as an educator in an accredited program or as an administrator in a medical imaging or radiation therapy department. Nielsen shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2016.
     
  • Anne Marie Brown, of Louisville, is a therapist and consultant at Davis Brown Consulting LLC. She represents citizens at large. Brown shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 31, 2016.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed Wendell A. Lynch to the Hopkinsville Community College Nominating Commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • Wendell A. Lynch, of Hopkinsville, is a banker at BB&T.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Thomas E. Vicini to the Southeast Community and Technical College Nominating Commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • Thomas E. Vicini, of Lynch, is a community coalition coordinator at Operation UNITE. The appointment replaces James R. Pursifull, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed William A. Hayes to the commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • William A. Hayes, of Middlesboro, is an attorney. Hayes shall serve as chair of the commission.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed Matthew C. Hess to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nominating Commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • Matthew C. Hess, of Elizabethtown, is an attorney at Kerrick Stivers Coyle & VanZant.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Timothy H. Freibert to the Forestry Best Management Practices Board to serve for a term expiring April 22, 2016.

  • Timothy H. Freibert, of Louisville, is a self-employed tree farmer. He represents the Kentucky Woodland Owners Association. The appointment replaces John Thomas Perry, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the board to serve for terms expiring April 22, 2016:

  • John Kevin Tudor, of Mount Sterling, is a forester at Domtar paper company. He represents the Kentucky wood industry.
     
  • Keith Tarter, of Dunnville, is corporate manager at Tarter Gate. He represents the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission to serve for terms expiring Aug. 8, 2016:

  • James D. Woodward, of Louisville, is a part-time dental educator at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
     
  • Donald J. Jeffries, of Louisville, is a helicopter pilot.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Col. Charles T. Jones to the Kentucky Military Family Assistance Trust Fund Board to serve for a term expiring Oct. 5, 2016.

  • Col. Charles T. Jones, of Lawrenceburg, is a National Guard officer. He represents the Kentucky National Guard.

Gov. Beshear has appointed David R. Marchal to the Kentucky Single Family Dwellings Advisory Committee to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2015.

  • David R. Marchal, of Louisville, is an architect and construction review manager at Louisville Metro Government. He represents the Code Administrators Association of Kentucky. The appointment replaces Jeffrey A. Tennill, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed Michael A. Studer to the committee to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2015.

  • Michael A. Studer, of Wilder, is a home designer at Studer Residential Designs Inc. He represents the Home Builders Association of Kentucky.

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children to serve for terms expiring Aug. 8, 2015:

  • Jennifer K. Tucker, of Louisville, is a sales proposal writer at Humana Healthcare Services. She represents parents. The appointment replaces James J. Reed, whose term has expired.
     
  • Justin T. Cooper, of Shelbyville, is a professor of special education at the University of Louisville. He represents faculty from higher education. The appointment replaces Nicole Fenty, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the panel to serve for terms expiring Aug. 8, 2015:

  • Vickie L. Nicholson, of Manchester, is a special education teacher and a preschool coordinator for the Clay County Board of Education. She represents teachers.
     
  • Leisa C. Hutchinson, of Bowling Green, is a speech language pathologist and an instructor at Western Kentucky University. She represents parents.
     
  • Stella W. Smith, of Danville, is a community enrichment coordinator at Homeplace Support Services. She represents parents.
     
  • Michael A. Armstrong, of Louisa, is a retired educator. He represents local education officials.
     
  • Constance L. Hardesty, of Winchester, is an associate professor of sociology at Morehead State University. She represents parents.
     
  • Wendy Ann Everly, of Central City, is a homemaker. She represents parents.
     
  • Elisabeth Jensen, of Lexington, is president and executive director at Race for Education. She represents parents.

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Center for School Safety Board of Directors to serve for terms expiring July 27, 2014:

  • Erica Lee Williams, of Louisville, is a judge for the 30th Judicial District, Division 17. She represents juvenile court judges. The appointment replaces Timothy Feeley, whose term has expired.
     
  • Kathy Hobbs, of Fordsville, is a paraprofessional at Daviess County Public Schools. She represents classified school employees. The appointment replaces Vicki A. Hughes, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the board to serve for terms expiring July 27, 2014:

  • Merry L. Berry, of Grayson, is a teacher for the Carter County Board of Education. She represents teachers.
     
  • TeAndra Y. Parker, of Elizabethtown, is a homemaker. She represents school council parents.
     
  • Jeff Stumbo, of Harold, is a retired police officer and is chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education . He represents local school district board of education members.
     
  • James Evans Jr., of Beattyville, is superintendent of the Lee County Board of Education. He represents superintendents of schools with membership in the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.
     
  • Donald I. Shively, of West Paducah, is assistant superintendent of Paducah Independent Schools. He represents local school administrators.

Gov. Beshear has appointed J. Steven Gardner to the Kentucky Geological Survey Advisory Board to serve for a term expiring Sept. 1, 2015.

  • J. Steven Gardner, of Lexington, is a consulting engineer at ECSI LLC. The appointment replaces Timothy C. Mosher, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the board to serve for terms expiring Sept. 1, 2015:

  • Raymond R. “Rusty” Ashcraft Jr., of Frankfort, is manager of environmental affairs at Alliance Coal LLC.
     
  • Marco M. Rajkovich Jr., of Nicholasville, is an attorney at Rajkovich, Williams, Kilpatrick & True PLLC.
     
  • John F. Tate, of Bonnyman, is an employee at James River Coal.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Debra S. McMurray to the Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Council to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending July 16, 2013.
 

  • Debra S. McMurray, of Shelbyville, is vice president of Hi-Tech Auto Body Repair Inc. She represents parents or guardians of individuals with developmental disabilities. The appointment replaces Dana C. Nickles, who has resigned.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the council:

  • Marie L. Braun, of Covington, is a disability rights trainer for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She represents individuals with developmental disabilities. Braun shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2013.
     
  • Donna S. Kouns, of Ashland, is an adult day training student. She represents individuals with developmental disabilities. Kouns shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2013.
     
  • Stephanie J. Sharp, of Owensboro, is a graduate student. She represents individuals with developmental disabilities. Sharp shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2013.
     
  • Melanie Tyner-Wilson, of Lexington, is a program coordinator at the University of Kentucky and an outreach specialist at Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center. She represents parents or guardians of individuals with developmental disabilities. Tyner-Wilson shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2013.
     
  • Oyo Fummilayo, of Lexington, is a retired instructional assistant. She represents parents or guardians of individuals with developmental disabilities. Fummilayo shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2013.
     
  • Margaret C. Reed, of Ludlow, is a teacher at The Point of Northern Kentucky. She represents local and non-governmental agencies and private non-profit groups concerned with services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Reed shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2015.
     
  • Colleen Payne, of Louisville, is a program coordinator at Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky. She represents parents or guardians of children with developmental disabilities. Payne shall serve for a term expiring July 16, 2015.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Mildred Sue Dowdy to the Ashland Community and Technical College Nominating Commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • Mildred Sue Dowdy, of Russell, is tourism director at Ashland Convention and Visitors Bureau. The appointment replaces Sharon A. Damron, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed Kathy L. Hinkle to the commission to serve for a term expiring April 15, 2016.

  • Kathy L. Hinkle, of Louisa, is executive director of Kentucky Child Assault Prevention.

Gov. Beshear has designated J. Michael McCann as chair of the commission.

  • J. Michael McCann, of Ashland, is an accountant at Bulk Plants Inc.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the Center for Pollution Prevention Board of Directors to serve for terms expiring July 15, 2015:

  • Joyce M. Evans, of Midway, is a biomedical scientist at the University of Kentucky. She represents members at large representing the public.
     
  • David W. Pedigo, of Elizabethtown, is a senior environmental engineer at Akebono Brake Corporation. He represents members at large representing an industrial facility.
     
  • John W. Clay Sr., of Frankfort, is a farmer. He represents members at large representing an agricultural producer.
     
  • Charles R. Dailey, of Boaz, is director of environmental affairs at NewPage Corporation. He represents the industrial community.
     
  • Douglas C. Griffin, of Lexington, is a civil engineer at Kenvirons Inc. He represents environmental engineers. Griffin shall serve as the board chair.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the Kentucky River Authority to serve for terms expiring Sept. 18, 2016:

  • Warner J. Caines, of Frankfort, is an electrical engineer at the Frankfort Plant Board. He represents registered engineers.
     
  • M. Clare Sipple, of Winchester, is a self-employed historic sites manager and landscape designer. She represents counties adjacent to the main stem of the Kentucky River.

Gov. Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services:

  • Timothy R. Dukes, of Madisonville, is a healthcare executive at Trover Health System. He represents hospital administrators. The appointment replaces Joseph R. Miller, whose term has expired. Dukes shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 19, 2016.
     
  • Mary A. Kleber, of Louisville, is director of curriculum at Kentucky Community & Technical College System. She represents emergency medical services educator from a Kentucky college or university that provides an emergency medical services educational program. The appointment replaces Jay K. Box, whose term has expired. Kleber shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 19, 2016.
     
  • Charles R. “Chuck” O’Neal, of Berea, is director of EMS for Garrard County Fiscal Court. He represents paramedics. The appointment replaces Michael E. Poynter, who has resigned. O’Neal shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending Sept. 19, 2014.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the board to serve for terms expiring Sept. 19, 2016:

  • David Eric Bentley, of Campbellsville, is a trauma surgeon, ground EMS medical director and air EMS medical director at Central Kentucky Surgical Institute. He represents physicians licensed in serving as a medical director of an advanced life support and ambulance service.
     
  • Michael P. Sutt, of Fisherville, is fire captain of the Eastwood Fire District. He represents emergency medical technician – basic.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the Education Professional Standards Board:

  • Michael Mark Wasicsko, of Highland Heights, is dean of the College of Education at Northern Kentucky University. He represents deans of colleges. Wasicsko shall serve for a term expiring June 7, 2016.
     
  • Barbara Ann Boyd, of Louisville, is a teacher in Jefferson County Public Schools. She represents elementary school teachers. Boyd shall serve for a term expiring June 7, 2016.
     
  • Sandy Sinclair-Curry, of Columbia, is an exceptional education teacher and district coordinator for the Adair County Board of Education. She represents secondary school teachers and shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 18, 2016.
     
  • Cassandra A. Webb, of Louisa, is director of assessment, curriculum and career and technical education for the Lawrence County Board of Education. She represents secondary school teachers. Webb shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 18, 2016
     
  • Ronald Anthony Strong, of Butler, is superintendent of Pendleton County Schools. He represents school administrators. Strong shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 18, 2016.

Gov. Beshear has appointed Patrick J. Ginney to the State Board of Podiatry to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2016.

  • Patrick J. Ginney, of Crescent Springs, is a podiatrist with Northern Kentucky Foot Specialists PSC. His appointment replaces Vivian S. Rodes, whose term has expired.

Gov. Beshear has reappointed the following members to the board to serve for terms expiring June 30, 2016:

  • Karla Gibbs, of Simpsonville, is executive director of Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Louisville, and represents members at large.
     
  • Peter J. Doll, of Henderson, is a podiatrist.

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