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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

Betty Dobson, Paducah

Public at Large

Betty Baker-Clayton, Cadiz
Richard Fowler, Wilder
Natalie Gibson, Lexington
Charisse Gillett, Versailles
Kilen K. Gray, Shelbyville
Walter Malone, Prospect
Karen E. Morehead, Smithfield
Lacy L. Rice, Jr., Radcliff
Wayne B. Tuckson, Louisville, Vice Chair
Alicestyne Turley, Clay City
Diana W. Woods, Lexington
Mary C. Woolridge, Louisville

Ex Officio by Position

Ronald Johnson​, 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

Citizens at Large

Helen Danser, Berea, Chair
Michael Dunn, Louisville, Vice Chair
Mason Bishop, Lexington
Venus Evans, Corbin
Deanna Jessie, Olive Hill
William "Chip" Richardson, Lexington
James Sizemore, Manchester
Valerie J. Thompson, Somerset
Brigit Truex, Lexington
Anne Wood, Lexington

Institutions of Higher Learning

A. Gwynn Henderson, Lexington
Christopher A. Robinson, Richmond
Marcie Venter, Murray

Secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

Mike Berry

More about the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission

Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board

Geographer 
Dr. Karl B. Raitz, Chair, Lexington

African American Studies 
Dr. Eric Jackson, Florence

Architectural Historian 
Julie A. Riesenweber, Lexington

Architect 
Margaret Rogers Jacobs, Lexington

Archaeologist 
Dr. Kim A. McBride, Lexington

At-Large 
Frank Beaty, Eubank
Chris Musgrave, Barbourville
Crystal M. Patterson, Prospect

Historian 
Dr. James Claypool, Park Hills


​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

Scott Palmer Mason, Bowling Green

Ashley M. Parrott, Louisville

Melvin L. Turner, Louisville

Katrisha Waldridge, Frankfort

Wanda Washington, Campbellsville​