Gov. Bevin makes appointments
Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Christopher Johnson, of Midway, to the State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children.
Johnson is a special foster care adviser to the governor. He will represent child welfare agency members responsible for foster care and will serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
The Kentucky State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children is composed of 21 citizen members appointed by the governor. The council provides policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Kentucky and advises and assists the Department of Education regarding the provision of appropriate services for children aged birth through 20.
Gov. Bevin appointed Julie A. Ross, of Versailles, to the Kentucky Geological Survey Advisory Board. Ross is a geologist. She will serve for a term expiring Sept. 1, 2021.
The Kentucky Geological Survey Advisory Board works to increase the knowledge and understanding of the mineral, energy, water resources, geologic hazards and geology of Kentucky for the benefit of the Commonwealth and nation. The Board also conducts research, collects data, and serves as the State’s official archive for data on petroleum, coal, minerals, ground water, and topographic and geologic maps.