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Housing, Buildings and Construction, Kentucky Board of

Authority: KRS 198B.020
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Commissioner, Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction
Description: The Kentucky Board of Housing, Buildings and Construction coordinates the administration and oversight of Kentucky’s building industry. Before assuming their duties, members of the board shall take an oath as specified in Section 228 of the Constitution of Kentucky.
Composition: 21 members: Chairman - Commissioner of Dept. of Housing, Buildings, and Construction; ex-officio members: Commissioner of Dept. of Public Health, Cabinet for Health Services; Exec. Dir. Of KY Housing Corp.; and the Attorney General, or any Asst. Atty. Gen. may designate to represent the interests of consumers. Governor appoints: 1 local government fire chief from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Firemen's Assoc.; 1 professional homebuilder from a list of 3 names submitted by the Home Builders Assoc. of KY; 1 registered architect from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Society of Architects; 1 registered structural engineer from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Society of Professional Engineers; 1 registered mechanical engineer from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Society of Professional Engineers; 1 registered electrical engineer from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Society of Professional Engineers; 1 citizen member to represent the interests of low and moderate-income housing consumers within the Commonwealth of KY; 1 citizen member at large; 1 practicing general contractor from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Assoc. of General Contractors; 1 practicing code administrator from a list of 3 names submitted by the Codes Administrators Assoc. of KY; 1 realtor from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Assoc. of Realtors; 1 member from a list of 3 submitted by the KY State Bldg. Trades Council; 1 member from a list of 3 submitted by the KY Assoc. of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors; 1 member from a list of 3 submitted by the Mechanical Contractors Assoc.; 1 electrical contractor member from a list of 3 submitted by the Nat'l Electrical Contractors Assoc.; 1 retailer member from a list of 3 names submitted by the KY Retail Federation; and 1 members selected by the Governor from a list of 3 submitted by the KY Building Materials Association. No board member shall be appointed for more than 1 successive term except as provided in subsection 3 of this section.
Compensation: $50.00 per day & expenses
Meeting Schedule: Quarterly (February, May, August, November).
Number of Members: 21
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction 101 Sea Hero Road, Suite 100
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: http://dhbc.ky.gov/Pages/HBC-Board.aspx
Phone: (502) 573-0364
Fax: (502) 573-1057

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Todd, Russell E.9/19/20147/31/2018Member; KY Firefighters Assoc. representativeHardin
Crawford, William M. "Mac" Jr.9/5/20137/31/2017Member; Home Builders Assoc. of KY representativeJessamine
Carter, Gregory G.9/5/20137/31/2017Member; KY Society of Professional Engineers representativeFayette
Dwyer, Gay9/19/20147/31/2018Member; KY Retail Federation representativeFranklin
Locke, Kevin R.9/19/20147/31/2018Member; KY Society of Architects representativeWoodford
Shipp, James Martin12/3/20157/31/2018Member; KY Society of Professional Engineers representativeMontgomery
Kirchdorfer, Robert J.9/19/20147/31/2018Member; Code Administrators Assoc. of KY representativeJefferson
Higgins, James P.9/19/20147/31/2018Member; KY State Building and Construction Trades CouncilGrant
Dunn, James W.9/19/20147/31/2018Member; Citizen representing low/moderate income housing representativeMercer
Willinghurst, Steve12/13/20127/31/2016Member; National Electrical Contractors Assoc. representativeJefferson
Dean, Thomas David9/5/20137/31/2017Member; Associated General Contractors of KY representativeClark
Wilson, Greg J.9/5/20137/31/2017Member; KY Assoc. of Master Contractors representativeShelby
Milby, Commissioner Steve Chair, Ex-officio
Beshear, Andy12/2/2015Ex-officio
Peters, J. KathrynEx-officio
Polk, Commissioner Hiram C. Jr.Ex-officio
Simms, John Patrick8/26/20167/31/2020Member; Representing citizens at-largeWarren
Masterson, Eddie8/26/20167/31/2020Member; Representing Kentucky Building Materials AssociationNelson
Heuser, Leonard8/26/20167/31/2020Member; Representing Mechanical Contractors Association of KentuckyJefferson
Buell, Ethan A.8/26/20167/31/2020Member; Representing KY Society of Professional EngineersWoodford
Pannell, Karen G.11/4/20167/31/2020MemberDaviess
Doelker, William Keith12/4/201711/30/2020Member; representing experience in the housing, building or construction industryOldham
Gibson, James William12/4/201711/30/2020Member; representing licensed plumbersMarshall
Piper, James K. Jr.12/4/201711/30/2020Member; representing licensed architectsFayette
Hacker, Amie Jo9/13/201911/30/2020Member, representing mobile home installersLaurel

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