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Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Kentucky Board of Certification of

Authority: KRS 309.081
Status: Active
Term: 4 years; limit of two consecutive full terms
Chair: Board elects chair annually.
Description: The purpose of the Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and certifies all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of Alcohol and Drug Counseling. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 309.080 to 309.089. The board is a self-supporting agency and receives no general fund tax appropriation. It is funded entirely through fees assessed for licensing its professionals.
Composition: The Governor appoints seven members as follows: six members shall be certified alcohol and drug counselors; each shall be selected from a list of three nominees for each appointee by the KY Association of Addiction Professionals. The list shall consist of three nominees receiving the most votes in an election for each position to be filled. One member shall be a citizen at-large who is not associated with or financially interested in the practice or business of alcohol and drug counseling.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: The board meets on the first Friday of each month
Number of Members: 7
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          Division of Occupations & Professions 911 Leawood Drive
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: http://adc.ky.gov
Phone: (502) 564-4818
Fax: (502) 696-1899

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Cesario, Timothy7/30/20157/16/2019MemberLaurel
Uba, Livinus Chidi12/5/20177/16/2020Member; representing alcohol and drug counselorsBoyd
Heaton, Leon H.10/15/20187/16/2022Member, representing alcohol and drug counselorsMenifee
Elrod, Kristi Kay10/15/20187/16/2022Member, representing alcohol and drug counselorsPerry
Noble, Billy Curtis10/15/20187/17/2020Member, representing alcohol abd drug counselorsBath
Raglin, Stephanie5/15/20197/16/2019Member; representing alcohol and drug counselorsWoodford
Preston, Kelly5/15/20197/16/2020Member; representing citizens at-largeBoone

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