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Military Affairs, Kentucky Commission on

Authority: KRS 154.12-203(3)
Status: Active
Term: 4 Years
Chair: Governor appoints Chair and Vice-Chair from among the members of the executive committee.
Description: The Governor appoints five at-large members to the Commission on Military Affairs. The Commission is to preserve and expand national defense and military activities in Kentucky.
Composition: Commission shall consist of the following, or their designees: Governor, Sec. of the Economic Development Cabinet, Adjutant General, Executive Director of the KY Long-Term Policy Research Center, Sec. of Finance & Administration, Sec. of CHFS, Sec. of Justice; Director of Homeland Security, or their designee; Sec. of EPPC, Sec. of Transportation, Sec. of Justice Cabinet, Sec. of Education Cabinet, Sec. of Personnel, Attorney General, Commissioner of the Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, Exec. Director of the KY Commission on Military Affairs, KY's Civilian Aide to the Sec. of the US Army. 2 members of the KY General Assembly w/ experience in or an interest in military and defense-related issues (1 member to be appointed by the Pres. Of the Senate, and 1 member to be appointed by the Speaker of the House); Commander of each of the following as non-voting, ex-officio members: Fort Campbell, Fort Knox, US Army Recruiting Command, Bluegrass Army Depot, Louisville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, The One Hundredth Training Division, Technology Park of Greater Louisville, and any other installation or organization, including but not limited to the US Coast Guard, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, w/ a military mission in the Commonwealth. 5 at-large members appointed by the Governor who shall be residents of counties significantly impacted by military installations.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: The commission shall meet two (2) times each year, and may meet at other times on call of the chair, to establish the commission's goals and to review issues identified and recommendations made by the executive committee.
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          302 Wilkinson Street
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502)-564-0269
Fax: (502)-564-0273


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Harper, Laura R.9/2/20167/19/2019MemberTrigg
Storm, General Donald C.9/2/20167/16/2020MemberFranklin
Herd, Col. Walter Morris9/2/20167/16/2020MemberShelby
Adams III, Brigadier General Benjamin F.3/20/2018Vice ChairFayette
Pendleton, Kelli N7/26/20187/16/2022MemberChristian
Iacocca, James T7/26/20187/16/2022MemberJefferson
Bullard, Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Phillip8/26/2019MemberOldham
Harper, Laura R.8/26/20197/16/2023MemberTrigg

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