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Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust Fund Board, The

Authority: KRS 211.585
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: Legislation passed in 2005 established the Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust Fund as a means to further enhance Kentucky's efforts to reduce the incidence and mortality rate of breast cancer in our state. The Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust Fund Board consists of nine members, two of whom are appointed by the Governor. The Board is to administer and develop a written plan for the expenditure of the trust funds and any recommendations for future initiatives or actions regarding breast cancer research, education, awareness, treatment, and screening.
Composition: The board shall be composed of 9 members as follows: the Director of the University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center or the Director's designee; the Director of the U K Markey Cancer Center or the Director's designee; the president of the KY Breast Cancer Alliance or the president's designee; the Director of the KY Cancer Program East or their designee; the Director of the KY Cancer Program West or their designee; 2 citizen, 1 of whom shall be a breast cancer survivor, to be appointed by the Governor; the Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, or the Secretary's designee; and the Commissioner of the Department for Public Health or the Commissioner's.
Compensation: expenses
Meeting Schedule: at least twice a year
Number of Members: 8
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          Kentucky Department for Public Health Division of Women’s Health 275 East Main Street
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: www.chfs.ky.gov
Phone: (502) 564-3236
Fax: (502) 564-7091

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Clark, Monika W.9/5/201310/24/2017MemberFranklin
Miller, Dr. Donald M.Ex-officioJefferson
Evers, Dr. B. MarkEx-officioFayette
Ex-officio
Armstrong, DebraEx-officio
Sorrell, ConnieEx-officio
Glisson, Secretary Vickie Yates Brown12/8/2015Ex-officio
Ex-officio
Driscoll, Melanie10/31/201710/24/2021MemberShelby

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