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Gov. Matt Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

Gov. Matt Bevin Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

Bill Stephens

August 15th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Michael D. “Spike” Jones, Arthur E. Ealum, Tracy A. Schiller and Michael D. Bosse have been appointed to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.

  • Michael D. “Spike” Jones, of Covington, is Chief of Police for Kenton County. He will serve the remainder of an unexpired term ending July 1, 2019.
  • Arthur E. Ealum, of Owensboro, is Chief of Police for the City of Owensboro. He shall serve for a term expiring July 1, 2020.
  • Tracy A. Schiller, of Elizabethtown, is Chief of Police for the City of Elizabethtown. He shall serve for a term expiring July 1, 2020.
  • Michael D. Bosse, of Nicholasville, is Chief of Police for the City of Georgetown. He shall serve for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council is a 23 member body, 12 of whom are appointed by the governor. The council governs training for all of the state’s law enforcement. It looks for ways to increase the quality of law enforcement by improving the curriculum used to train law enforcement officials and monitoring the abilities of the instructors who teach the required curriculum.

Robert G. Riggs and William E. DeReamer have been appointed to the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission.

  • Robert G. Riggs, of Lexington, is a private pilot and certified flight instructor and is president/owner of Riggs Sales Service, Inc. He shall serve for a term expiring August 8, 2020.
  • William E. DeReamer, of Prospect, is a helicopter pilot and Director of Safety for Helicopters Inc. He shall serve for a term expiring August 8, 2020.

The Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission is empowered to issue the orders, rules and regulations pertaining to use of land within and around all military and public-use airports, heliports and seaplanes bases in the Commonwealth, and all state-licensed, private-use airports which have a paved runway in excess of 2900 feet, to promote the public interest and protect and encourage the proper use of the airports and their facilities.  Each member shall be a person experienced in and familiar with the field of aeronautics.

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