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Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Development Council

Authority: EO 99-600
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: The Governor’s Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Council in collaboration with major corporations, business owners, government entities, community and higher education institutions, seeks to develop outcome driven initiatives that can measurably grow minority business enterprises and minority employment opportunities within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Council is composed of the Governor, or designee, the lt. Gov. or designee, and fifteen members appointed by the Governor.
Composition: Members to include: Governor or designee, shall serve as Chair; Lt. Governor or designee, shall serve as Co-Chair; 15 members appointed by the Governor.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: Six times a year – every other month
Number of Members: 14
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Office of Minority Affairs 700 Capital Avenue
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502)-564-2611
Fax: (502)-564-2647


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Atwell, Terry A5/22/20144/1/2018MemberOldham
Bain, Tawana5/22/20144/1/2018MemberJefferson
Elridge, Claudia5/21/20154/1/2019MemberScott
Goatley, Verna5/21/20154/1/2019MemberJefferson
Smith, Kristel5/21/20154/1/2019MemberFranklin
Smith, Yvette5/21/20154/1/2019MemberFranklin
Abraham, Richard12/7/20154/1/2019MemberMcCracken
Jackson, Tonya8/26/20164/1/2020MemberFayette
Eddings, Waymen8/26/20164/1/2020Member; Chair of CouncilJefferson
Haider, Ali3/2/20174/1/2020MemberOldham
Gray, Anthony B.5/22/20144/1/2018Fayette
Hampton, Lt. Gov. JeneanEx-Officio; Co-Chair
Hicks, Chester7/17/20174/1/2021MemberJefferson
Delaney-Ellis, Kem7/17/20174/1/2021MemberShelby
Davis, Olivia7/17/20174/1/2021MemberFayette
Hart, Deandra7/17/20174/1/2018MemberJefferson

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