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Animal Control Advisory Board

Authority: KRS 258.117
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Board selects chair for a term of 2 years.
Description: The Animal Control Advisory Board was established in 1998 by an act of the Kentucky General Assembly. The duties of the Board include making recommendations to the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture relating to animal control issues, evaluating applications for disbursement of animal care and control funds, establishing shelter standards, and creating training programs.
Composition: Governor appoints 12 members as follows: 2 members each selected from a list of 3 nominees submitted by the following organizations: KY Animal Control Assoc., KY Veterinary Medical Assoc., KY Farm Bureau, KY Assoc. Of Counties, KY Houndsmen Assoc., and KY League of Cities.
Compensation: $100.00 per day and expenses
Meeting Schedule: The advisory board shall meet quarterly or upon the call of the chair
Number of Members: 12
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          KY Department of Agriculture 500 Mero Street, 7th Floor
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502)564-4696
Fax: (502) 564-5016


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Bennett, Elbert M.4/15/20152/26/2017Member; KY Assoc. of Counties repCaldwell
Cassidy, Michael G.5/16/20132/26/2017Member; KY Animal Control Assoc. repJessamine
Gilbert, Cathy3/24/20142/26/2018Member; KY League of Cities repCarroll
Grimes, Linda K. DVM4/4/20122/26/2016Chair, KY Veterinary Medical Assoc. repEstill
Guffey, Sarah Beth8/1/20182/26/2022Member; KY Farm Bureau repClinton
Herzig, Donna S.4/15/20152/26/2019Member; KY Houndsman Assoc. repJefferson
Smith, John N.4/4/20122/26/2016Member; KY League of Cities repClinton
Wilkinson, Danny4/4/20122/26/2016Member; KY Farm Bureau repAdair
McNutt, J. Michael8/18/20172/26/2021Member; Representing the Kentucky Animal Control AssociationFranklin
Rainwater, Brad 8/18/20172/26/2021Member; Representing the Kentucky Houndsmen AssociationPulaski
Drew, Misti Suzanne3/21/20182/26/2022Member; Representing the Kentucky Association of CountiesMarshall
Enlow, Bonnie J8/1/20182/26/2022Member; Rep. Kentucky League of CitiesBullitt
Embry, Dustin Ray2/12/20192/26/2020Member, representing the Kentucky League of CitiesButler
Johnson, Douglas K.3/25/20192/26/2023Member, representing the Houndsmen AssociationAnderson
Goodpaster, Aaron D.3/25/20192/26/2023Member, representing the Kentucky Veterinary Medical AssociationAnderson
Bray, Colleen Rene4/10/20192/26/2023Member, representing the Kentucky Animal Control AssociationBoone

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