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Affiliated Boards and Commissions

​Kentucky Heritage Council

Stephen L. Collins, Shelbyville, Chair

Matthew C. Bailey, Guthrie

Virginia W. Butler, Maysville

Linda A. Carroll, Lexington

Dr. James C. Claypool, Park Hills

Maynard A. Crossland, Lexington

Helen W. Dedman, Harrodsburg

Sandra Dunahoo, Lexington

Betsy R. Kuster, Paris

Kara Mackey, Louisville

Sean Mestan, Princeton

Will Miller, Harlan

Jon Park, Shelbyville

​Maya C. Pierce, Louisville

Kelsey G. Randolph, Carlisle

C. William "Bill" Weyland, Louisville

Kentucky African American Heritage Commission

Arts Community

Angela Crenshaw, Lebanon, Chair

Institutions of Higher Education

Samuel R. Coleman, Jr., Middlesboro
Tyler D. Fleming, Louisville
Ronald Moore, Frankfort

Preservation Community

Jamir Davis, Covington

Public at Large

Betty Baker-Clayton, Cadiz
Betty Dobson, Paducah
Natalie Gibson, Lexington
Charisse Gillett, Versailles
Kilen K. Gray, Shelbyville
Cordelia Harbut, Lexington
Walter Malone, Prospect
Karen E. Moorehead, Smithfield
Wayne B. Tuckson, Louisville, Vice Chair
Alicestyne Turley, Clay City
Diana W. Woods, Lexington
Mary Woolridge, Louisville

Ex Officio by Position

Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, President, Kentucky State University
Mike Berry, Secretary, Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Craig Potts, Executive Director, Kentucky Heritage Council and State Historic Preservation Officer

More about the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission

Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission

Preservation or Archaeological Community

Dwight R. Cropper, South Portsmouth
David Pollack, Lexington

Arts Community

Susan Mullins, Berea

Public at Large

Helen Danser, Tyner, Chair
Michael Dunn, Louisville, Vice Chair
Clark Defler, Fisherville
Venus Evans, Corbin
David Lee Fallis, Frankfort
Cynthia L. Isbell, Louisville
Deanna Jessie, Olive Hill
Rep. Reginald Meeks, Louisville
Tyler Simpson, Stanford
Valerie Thompson, Eubank
Anne Wood, Lexington

Institutions of Higher Learning

A. Gwynn Henderson, Lexington
Christopher A. Robinson, Richmond

Secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

Mike Berry

More about the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission

Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board

Dr. Karl B. Raitz, Lexington, Chair

Kelli Carmean, Lexington

Dr. James C. Claypool, Park Hills

Dr. Eric Jackson, Florence

Margaret Rogers Jacobs, Lexington

Dr. Kim A. McBride, Lexington

Chris Musgrave, Barbourville

Crystal Patterson, Prospect

Julie A. Riesenweber, Lexington

Robert Weise, Richmond

More about the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board

Kentucky Military Heritage Commission

Brig. Gen. Steven P. Bullard, USAF/ANG (Retired)​​, Executive Director, Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, Chair

Brig. Gen. Haldane (Hal) B. Lamberton, Kentucky Adjutant General, Kentucky Department of Military Affairs

Lt. Col. Whitney Allen, U.S. Army (Retired)​​, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Veteran's Affairs

Scott Alvey, Executive Director, Kentucky Historical Society

Craig Potts, Executive Director, Kentucky Heritage Council and State Historic Preservation Officer

More about the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission


Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission

Kevin L. Russell, Radcliff, Chair

Caroline Atkins, Morehead

Megan Bailey, Bowling Green

Stan L. Holmes, Vine Grove

Althea Jackson, Louisville

Jamaal Jackson, Frankfort

Ruth D. Lynch, Hopkinsville

Natasha Murray, Lexington

Ashley M. Parrott, Louisville

Isaiah Stovall, Lexington

Melvin L. Turner, Louisville

Katrisha Waldridge, Frankfort

Wanda Washington, Campbellsville