11-14-2017

Governor makes appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions

Kentucky Press News Service

FRANKFORT – Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Erik Hermes, Sonja Adams and Charles Session Jr. have been appointed to the Gateway Community and Technical College Board of Directors.

Hermes, of Cold Spring, is owner of Hermes Construction Company. He will serve for a term expiring Nov. 15, 2023.

Adams, of Crittenden, is a home educator. She will serve for a term expiring Nov. 15, 2023.

Session Jr., of Union, is vice president of government and community affairs for Duke Energy Kentucky. He will serve for a term expiring Nov. 15, 2018.

Gateway Community and Technical College, located in Boone County, is one of 16 two-year, open-admissions institutions of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, a state news release said.

D. Brian Richmond has been appointed to the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Richmond, of Fort Mitchell, is an attorney. He will serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2021.

The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission represents the interests of employers, employees and the occupational safety and health profession. The commission hears and rules on appeals from citations.

Erick Dubuque, Jennifer Salvina, Jonathan Keefe and Allan Allday have been appointed to the Kentucky Applied Behavior Analysis Licensing Board.

Erick Dubuque, of Louisville, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and special education at the University of Louisville. He will represent behavior analysts and serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2019.

Salvina, of Somerset, is a behavior analyst with Bluegrass Oakwood, Inc. She will represent behavior analysts and serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2020.

Keefe, of Lexington, is a behavior analyst with Verbal Behavior Consulting, Inc. He will represent behavior analysts and serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2020.

Allday, of Lexington, is a professor of early childhood, special education and rehabilitation counseling at the University of Kentucky. He will represent behavior analysts and serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2019.

The Kentucky Applied Behavior Analysis Licensing Board controls and regulates the licensing and conduct of applied behavior analysis within the state, the news release said.