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​Kentucky Heritage Council

Stephen L. Collins, Shelbyville, Chair
Christopher J. Black, Paducah
Virginia W. Butler, Maysville
Linda A. Carroll, Lexington
Dr. James C. Claypool, Park Hills
Maynard A. Crossland, Lexington
Sandra Dunahoo, Lexington
Christine D. Johnson, Louisville
Betsy R. Kuster, Paris
Jon Park, Shelbyville
Judi Patton, Pikeville
Timothy C. Peters, Harrodsburg
Maya C. Pierce, Louisville
Kelsey G. Randolph, Carlisle
Dr. Paul A. Tenkotte, Covington
C. William "Bill" Weyland, Louisville

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Kentucky African American Heritage Commission

Institutions of Higher Learning

Gerald L. Smith, Lexington, Chair
Samuel R. Coleman, Jr., Middlesboro

Arts Community

Angela Crenshaw, Lebanon

Citizens at Large

John A. Hardin, Bowling Green, Vice Chair
Howard E. Bailey, Bowling Green
Betty Baker-Wharton, Cadiz
David S. Benders, Shelbyville
Rodney Bennett, Frankfort
W. Maurice Brown, Frankfort
Jerry E. Cowherd, Greensburg
Rev. Richard B. Fowler, Wilder
Natalie Gibson, Lexington
Rev. Kilen K. Gray. Shelbyville
Carolyn Sundy, Lynch
Timothy W. Thomas, Madisonville
Alicestyne Turley, Richmond

Ex Officio by Position

Aaron Thompson, President, Kentucky State University President
Mike Berry, Secretary, Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Will Adams, General Counsel, Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Craig Potts, Executive Director, Kentucky Heritage Council and State Historic Preservation Officer

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Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission

Preservation or Archaeological Community

Dwight R. Cropper, South Portsmouth
David Pollack, Lexington

Arts Community

Susan Mullins, Berea

Citizens 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

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Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board

Dr. Karl B. Raitz, Lexington, Chair
Dr. Kelli Carmean, Richmond
Dr. James C. Claypool, Park Hills
Dr. Eric Jackson, Florence
Margaret Rogers Jacobs, Lexington
Dr. Kim A. McBride, Lexington
Julie A. Riesenweber, Lexington
Dr. Robert S. Weise, Richmond
Natalie G. Wilkerson, Frankfort

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Kentucky Military Heritage Commission

Brig. Gen. Steven Bullard, Director of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, Chair
Brig. Gen. Benjamin F. Adams III, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veteran's Affairs
Major Gen. Stephen R. Hogan, Kentucky Adjutant General
Scott Alvey, Executive Director of the Kentucky Historical Society
Craig Potts, State Historic Preservation Officer

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Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission

Michael “Big Mike” Johnson, Lexington, Chair
Kevin Russell, Radcliff, Vice Chair
Pamela S. Dimmerman, Crestview Hills
Waymen Eddings, Louisville
John Q. Johnson, Louisville
Natasha Murray, Lexington
Shannon L. Ramsey, Nicholasville
Vincent Rivera, Lexington
Yvette M. Smith, Frankfort
Isiah Stovall, Lexington
Melvin L. Turner, Louisville
Wanda Washington, Campbellsville
Tiffany N. Yeast, Harrodsburg