Contact: Woody Maglinger
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:
Richard Whitehouse and Dr. Kenneth Payne have been appointed to the State Board of Medical Licensure.
- Richard Whitehouse, of Louisville, is executive director of the Kentucky Dental Association. He will represent citizens at-large and serve for a term expiring August 31, 2020.
- Dr. Kenneth Payne, of Louisville, is an obstetrician/gynecologist at Norton Ob/Gyn Associates. He will represent licensed medical physicians and serve for a term expiring August 31, 2020.
The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure is composed of 15 members, 11 of whom are appointed by the Governor. The Board is responsible for protecting the public by ensuring that only qualified medical and osteopathic physicians are licensed and initiating appropriate disciplinary action when violations of the Medical Practice Act occur. In addition, the Board regulates the practice of physician assistants, surgical assistants, athletic trainers and acupuncturists in the Commonwealth.
David Greene has been appointed to the Louisville/Jefferson County Tourist and Convention Commission.
- David Greene, of Simpsonville, is general manager at Louisville Marriott Downtown. He will represent members at-large and serve for a term expiring August 13, 2020.
The Louisville/Jefferson County Tourist and Convention Commission is made up of nine members, three of whom are appointed by the Governor. The commission is charged with establishing and promoting events in Louisville and Jefferson County.