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Governor's Scholars Program Board of Directors

Authority: KRS 158.796
Status: Active
Term: 3 years
Description: The Governor's Scholars Program strives to enhance Kentucky's next generation of civic and economic leaders and to create models of educational excellence for teachers and students. The Board of Directors consists of the Governor or the Governor's designee from the executive cabinet, the commissioner of education, and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education shall serve as ex-officio voting members of the board of directors of Governor's Scholars Program, Inc., and five gubernatorial appointees.
Composition: The Governor or the Governor's designee from the executive cabinet, the commissioner of education, and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education shall serve as ex-officio voting members of the board of directors of Governor's Scholars Program, Inc. In addition, the Governor shall appoint 5 members of the board. Members appointed by the Governor may be reappointed by the Governor to serve successive terms. In making gubernatorial appointments, the Governor shall consider recommendations and information provided by the nominating committee of the board and shall attempt to promote geographic balance on the board.
Compensation: None
Meeting Schedule: The Board of Directors of the Governor’s Scholars Program meets twice every year: in May or early June, and in October or early November.
Number of Members: 8
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          Governor's Scholars Program 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 210
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: http://gsp.ky.gov/About-Us/Our-Board.aspx
Phone: (502) 573-1618
Fax: (502) 573-1641

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Bevin, Governor Matthew G.Ex-Officio
Pruitt, Steven LEx-Officio; Commissioner of Education
Claypool, Sharon 3/15/20185/20/2020MemberKenton
Noland, Thomas T Jr.8/2/20186/20/2021MemberJefferson
Vincent, Phyllis10/22/20186/20/2021MemberFranklin

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