Contact: Woody Maglinger
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:
Michelle Diane Penque has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors.
- Michelle Diane 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.
- Justin 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.
- Brian Christopher Dunham, of Edgewood, is an attorney. He will represent Catholic organizations and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2020.
- Rick Yates, of Frankfort, is a certified public accountant. He will represent CPAs and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2021.
- Joshua 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.
- Robert 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.
- Mary 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.
- Jason Dean Crockett, of Paducah, works for Stratemeyer Media. He will represent citizens at-large and serve for a term expiring February 1, 2019.
- Robert Shannon Thompson, of Vine Grove, is a barber. He will represent barbers and serve for a term expiring February 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.