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Geological Survey Advisory Board, Kentucky

Authority: EO 84-925
Status: Active
Term: 3 years
Chair: Board elects Chair annually.
Description: The Kentucky Geological Survey Advisory Board is charged with increasing the knowledge and understanding of the mineral, energy, and 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.
Composition: Ex-officio - State Geologist. Governor appoints 12 citizen members from nominees recommended to him by the President of UK, and they shall be residents of KY and broadly represent coal, industrial minerals, water, oil and gas, agriculture, construction, and other related areas.
Compensation: None
Meeting Schedule: KGS Advisory Board meets three times each year: May, Sept., and January.
Number of Members: 13
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          228 Mining & Mineral Resources Building
          Lexington, KY
County: Fayette
Phone: (859) 257-5500
Fax: (859) 257-1147


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Cobb, JimEx-Officio; State Geologist
Yankey, Gregory Alan5/3/20179/1/2019MemberMercer
Gilkerson, Ron D.5/3/20179/1/2019MemberJessamine
Sullivan, Stephen B.5/3/20179/1/2019MemberJefferson
Thompson, Karen E.9/24/20189/1/2020MemberMercer
Reynolds, Douglas W.9/24/20189/1/2020Vice ChairDaviess
Popp, John T.9/24/20189/1/2020MemberJessamine
Ayres, Mark A.9/24/20189/1/2020MemberJefferson
Ross, Julie A.9/24/20189/1/2021MemberWoodford
Thacker, Ernest E.9/24/20189/1/2021MemberJessamine
Biliter, Justin10/9/20189/1/2021MemberJessamine
Uhlenbruch, Sheri10/9/20189/1/2021MemberFayette
Cornett, Gregory Clay10/31/20199/1/2022MemberRowan
Yankey, Gregory Alan10/31/20199/1/2022MemberFayette
Gilkerson, Ron D.10/31/20199/1/2022MemberJessamine
Sullivan, Stephen Bradley10/31/20199/1/2022MemberJefferson

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