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History Commission, Kentucky Oral

Authority: KRS 153.380
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Commission elects Chair and Vice-Chair annually.
Description: The Kentucky Oral History Commission was created to preserve the life experiences and knowledge of Kentuckians.
Composition: 12 voting members, 10 appointed by the Governor. The Commissioner of the Dept. for Libraries & Archives and the Director of the KY Historical Society shall serve as ex-officio members.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: Twice per year at a minimum. Usually once in May and once in December. The grant review committee, which is comprised of KOHC members and advisors meets a minimum of once a year when there are funds to grant.
Number of Members: 12
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Kentucky Historical Society 100 W. Broadway
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502) 564-1792
Fax: (502) 564-4701


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Lynn, Nathan2/8/20152/15/2016MemberMcCracken
Hackworth, Sharon K.2/21/20132/15/2017MemberShelby
Osborne, Theresa2/12/20152/15/2019MemberHarlan
Smith, Kimberly L.2/21/20132/15/2017MemberFranklin
Joseph, Alfred S.2/21/20132/15/2017MemberJefferson
Carlson, Tiffany Lea10/28/20152/15/2016MemberMarshall
Hardin, John Arthur2/8/20122/15/2016MemberFranklin
Onkst, Commissioner Wayne Ex-officio
Whitworth, KentEx-officio
Skates, Raymond Christopher9/21/20182/2/2019MemberAnderson
Gates, Robert Joseph10/25/20182/15/2022MemberFranklin
Morgan, Zach2/18/20192/15/2022MemberHenry
Osborne, Theresa May2/18/20192/15/2023MemberHarlan
Skates, Christopher2/18/20192/15/2023MemberAnderson

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