Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments and Designations to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

Contact: Nicole Burton

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments and designations to Kentucky Boards and Commissions: 

Susan Moss has been designated as Chair of the Waterfront Development Corporation Board of Directors:

  • Susan Moss, of Louisville, has served as vice president of corporate communications for Kindred Healthcare since 1996. 

The Waterfront Development Corporation was created in 1986 to oversee Louisville's waterfront development efforts along the Ohio River. The corporation's three-part mission includes oversight of the design and construction of Waterfront Park, operation of the park/event coordination and park maintenance. The Waterfront Development Corporation Board is responsible for implementing and coordinating the community’s long term riverfront redevelopment strategy.

Jeffrey L. Pumphrey has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners: 

  • Dr. Jeffrey L. Pumphrey, of Midway, is an equine veterinarian. He will serve for a term expiring Jan. 24, 2021. 

The Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners has eight members, all appointed by the Governor. The Board regulates and controls the licensing and conduct of veterinarians within the Commonwealth. 

Margaret Wheeler Meredith has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists: 

  • Margaret Wheeler Meredith, of Harrodsburg, is a certified public accountant. She will represent consumers and serve for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2020. 

The Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists is made up of five gubernatorial appointees. The Board makes periodic inspections of beauty salons and beauty schools in assigned areas, determines whether each individual and business has the required license, follows up on complaints regarding those individuals working without licenses and investigates other violations of the law and inspects premises of salons and schools to determine compliance with sanitary standards and physical requirements as established by the Board.

Michael Daron Britain has been appointed to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education: 

  • Michael Daron Britain, of Elizabethtown, is a professional firefighter with Louisville Fire and has also served for 10 years as a volunteer firefighter. He will represent volunteer firefighters and serve for a term expiring July 16, 2020. 

The Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education is charged with strengthening, upgrading and improving the fire services for citizens and industries within Kentucky through standardized education, training, communication and distribution of funds.

Anthony Ray Hatton has been appointed to the Kentucky Water Well Certification Board: 

  • Anthony Ray Hatton, of Lawrenceburg, is a geologist and the deputy commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection. He will represent the Energy and Environment Cabinet and serve for a term expiring Aug. 16, 2020. 

The Kentucky Water Well Certification Board makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding administrative regulations to govern examinations, hearings to suspend, revoke or deny a certificate, and any other duties as deemed fit.

Kenny Davis Jr., Debra Reardon, Timothy Janes and Jeremy Dixon have been appointed to the Judicial nominating Commission for the 25th Judicial Circuit and District of Kentucky: 

  • Kenny Davis Jr., of Berea, is the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. He will serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2020; and 
  • Debra Reardon, of Richmond, is the loan fund administrator for the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development. She will serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2020; and
  • Timothy Janes, of Winchester, is the executive director of Rose Mary C. Brooks Place. He will serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2022; and 
  • Jeremy Dixon, of Winchester, is a salesman and marketer with Campus Chrome. He will serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2022. 

The Commission is composed of seven members: the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (serves as the Chair), two members of the KY Bar Association (elected by their fellow members), and four members appointed by the Governor (from among persons not members of the of the Kentucky Bar Association—including two members of each political party).



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