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War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, The Commonwealth of KY

Authority: KRS 171.755
Status: Inactive
Inactive Reason: All members' terms ended 1/31/2015 Abolished June 29, 2017; 2017 Kentucky Acts, Ch. 080, Sec. 58
Term: Commission shall expire January 31, 2015
Description: The Commonwealth of KY War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission is established to organize and coordinate the state's commemorative activities in celebration of the War of 1812 Bicentennial and to coordinate those activities with other states and the federal government's commemoration.
Composition: Commission shall be composed of eighteen (18) members as follows: Two (2) members of the KY House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House. Two (2) members of the Kentucky Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate; The Adjutant General, or designee; The Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, or secretary's designee; The Secretary of the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet, or designee; Two (2) members from the KY Historical Society, appointed by the director of that agency; Three (3) members of the KY Heritage Council appointed by the Ex. Director of that agency, including at least one (1) member each from the KY African-American Heritage Commission and the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission; One (1) member of the KY Humanities Council, appointed by the Ex. Dir; and Five (5) citizen members from the state at-large with a demonstrated interest in history and substantial knowledge and appreciation of the War of 1812, appointed by the Governor.
Compensation: None
Meeting Schedule: Quarterly
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Thomas D. Clark History Center 100 W. Broadway
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502)-564-1792
Fax: (502)-564-4701


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Whitworth, KentEx-Officio
Pullin, Representative TanyaEx-OfficioAnderson
Riggs, Representative SteveEx-Officio
Higdon, Senator JimmyEx-Officio
Buford, Senator TomEx-Officio
Tonini, Edward Ex-Officio
Lietzenmayer, KarlEx-Officio
Sparrow, MarchetaEx-Officio
Korzenborn, RuthEx-Officio
Stapleton, RogerEx-Officio
Gray, Reverend KilenEx-Officio
Presnel, MikeEx-Officio
Carter, Virginia
Ledger, Dorothy A.9/16/20101/31/2015Member, at-large appointeeGreenup
Cunningham, Justice Bill 9/16/20101/31/2015Member; at-large appointeeLyon
Bailey, Matthew9/16/20101/31/2015Member; at-large appointeeTodd
Hughes, Lewis N.9/16/20101/31/2015Member; at-large appointeeFranklin

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