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Northern Kentuckians Appointed to State Boards, Commissions

Multiple Northern Kentuckians have heard their name called recently as Governor Matt Bevin's office announced the latest appointments to state boards and commissions.

Erlanger Mayor Jessica Fette was appointed to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services.

Fette will represent mayors on the board and serve through September 19, 2023.

The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services regulates EMS licenses and ensures all licensed and certified EMS workers in Kentucky practice within the state’s code of conduct for emergency services.

Stephen Olding, of Independence, was appointed to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Council.

Olding is a communications director for the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati. He will represent that organization on the council through May 9, 2023.

The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Council was created by the General Assembly 1996. The council has a minimum of 15 members appointed by the governor representing agencies of state government that deal with dementia, local health departments, regional Alzheimer’s Associations, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, consumers, health care providers and the medical research community. The duties of the council include establishing and evaluating goals and outcomes for the Office on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders and providing information and education to help Kentuckians locate programs and information.

Jamir Davis, of Covington, and Richard Fowler, of Wilder, were appointed as members of the Kentucky African-American Heritage Commission.

Davis is the executive director of the Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Division with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. He will represent preservation commuinities through February 1, 2021.

Fowler is a pastor at Ninth Street Baptist Church and will represent the public-at-large through February 1, 2020.

-Staff report