Judges, commissioners, boards receive new appointments

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Gov. Andy Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

— Appointed the Honorable Denotra Spruill-Gunther as District Judge, Division 1, for the 22nd Judicial District of Kentucky.

— Appointed the Honorable Jeffrey Taylor as Circuit Judge, Division 7, for the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Kentucky.

— Appointed Judy Gliessner as a City Commissioner for the City of Sycamore, Kentucky.

— Reappointed Elizabeth McCoy and Lindy Karns as members of the Kentucky Economic Development Partnership.

  • Elizabeth McCoy of Georgetown is president and CEO of Planters Bank Inc. and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2025.
  • Lindy Karns of Lexington is a certified public accountant at Blue & Co. and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2025.

— Appointed Mike Robison as a member of the Tourism Development Finance Authority.

  • Mike Robison of Shepherdsville is a construction contractor at Michael W Robison Construction. He replaces Bryan Gatewood, who has resigned, and shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending Jan. 31, 2024.

— Appointed Dallas Kratzer, Jennifer Maggard and Kenneth Staley as members of the Kentucky Military Family Assistance Trust Fund Board.

  • Dallas Kratzer of Lawrenceburg is a grant program manager at the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. He replaces Kathryn Pfeifer, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 5, 2025.  
  • Jennifer Maggard of Versailles is a human resources specialist at the Kentucky Army National Guard. She replaces Michael Currie, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 5, 2025.
  • Kenneth Staley of Lexington is a facility manager at the Kentucky Army National Guard. He replaces Sharif Abdrabbo, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 5, 2025.

— Appointed Dr. Lara Fakunle as a member of the Kentucky Board of Licensed Diabetes Educators.

  • Dr. Lara Fakunle of Louisville is a physician at the University of Louisville Hospital. She replaces Kristen Stakelin, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Nov. 3, 2025.

— Appointed Dr. Karen Ogle as a member of the State Board of Physical Therapy.

  • Dr. Karen Ogle of Georgetown is the director of rehab services at Baptist Health Lexington. She replaces Edward Dobrzykowski, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Dec. 3, 2025.

— Appointed Nancy Grayson as a member of the Endow Kentucky Commission.

  • Nancy of Grayson of Walton is president of Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 30, 2023.

— Appointed Robin Boughey as a member of the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education.

  • Robin Boughey of Louisville is executive director of MedQuest College. She replaces Gerria Berryman, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring July 21, 2025.

— Appointed Beth Williams as a member of the Agriculture Water Quality Authority. He has reappointed Paulette Akers.

  • Beth Williams of Rogers is a forest ranger technician at the Kentucky Division of Forestry. She replaces Brandon Keith, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2025.
  • Paulette Akers of Versailles is the director of the Kentucky Division of Conservation and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2025.

— Appointed Charles Taylor as a member of the Kentucky Water Well Certification Board. He has reappointed Danny Kelly.

  • Charles Taylor of Lexington is a ground water hydrologist at the Kentucky Geographical Survey. He replaces Oscar Davidson, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 16, 2024.
  • Danny Kelly of Clinton is a water well driller at Kelly Well Drilling LLC and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 16, 2022.

— Appointed Matt Linville as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 30th Judicial Circuit and District of Kentucky. He has also reappointed Sam Corbett. This order shall be effective January 1, 2022.

  • Matt Linville of Louisville is owner and CFO of J.Y. Lenger Associates Inc. He replaces Rebecca Swansburg, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2026.
  • Sam Corbett of Louisville is a partner at SAM I AM, LLC and shall serve for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2026.

— Appointed Derek Miles as a member of the Financial Institutions Board.

  • Derek Miles of Louisville is an attorney at Turner, Keal & Button PLLC. He replaces Michelle Penque, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 10, 2025.

— Appointed Brigit Truex as a member of the Native American Heritage Commission. He has also reappointed Gwynn Henderson, David Pollack, Dwight Cropper and Venus Evans.

  • Brigit Truex of Lexington is retired. She replaces Jordan Simpson, whose term has expired, and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 1, 2025.
  • Gwynn Henderson of Bowling Green is an archaeologist at Western Kentucky University and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 1, 2024.
  • David Pollack of Bowling Green is an archaeologist at Western Kentucky University and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 1, 2025.
  • Dwight Cropper of South Portsmouth is an archaeologist and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 1, 2024.
  • Venus Evans of Corbin is a fitness instructor at Corbin Wellness Center and shall serve for a term expiring Sep. 1, 2024.

— Appointed Jill Seyfred as a member of the Child Support Guidelines Review Commission.

  • Jill Seyfred of Lexington is CEO of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky.
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