Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher appoints six members to the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission

Press Release Date:  Thursday, August 25, 2005  
Contact Information:  Carla Blanton
Michael Goins
Jodi Whitaker
502-564-2611
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed three new and three returning members to the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission.

John A. Dixon, of Danville, is a graphic designer and partner for Dixon Design. Dixon is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he received a bachelor’s degree in design. Dixon is the chairman of the Community Relations Committee Advisory Board for The Salvation Army, Danville Corps. He also serves as the director of community service and as a member of the board of directors for the Danville Rotary Club. He is married to Dana L. Dixon

Joseph T. Hearn, of Lexington, is a bike shop manager for Pedal the Planet. Hearn is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a degree in business administration. He is married to Shelley Hearn. 

Bobby D. Webb, of Bowling Green, is a certified public accountant with Montgomery and Webb, P.S.C.  Webb is a graduate of Western Kentucky University. He is married to Brenda Webb.

Charles R. Holbrook, a returning member from Ashland, is a practicing attorney with the firm of Holbrook and Pitt. Holbrook is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a degree in history. Holbrook went on to attend the University of Kentucky College of Law.  He is the director of Community Trust Bank in Ashland. Holbrook will be serving his second term on the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission. He is married to Janet S. Holbrook.

Jack G. Eicher, a returning member from London, is retired. Eicher’s combined years at Centre College, Xavier and Eastern Kentucky University earned him a bachelor and master’s degree. Eicher is a member of Kentucky Rails to Trails. He will be serving his second term on the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission.  Eicher is married to Carol Eicher.

Martha Emmons, a returning member from Paducah, is the owner of Bike World, Inc.  Emmons graduated from Morehead State University with a degree in communications. She is a member of the Paducah Chamber of Commerce, the Chain Reaction Cycling Club and the National Association of Bicycle Dealers. Emmons is a six-year veteran of the Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission. She is married to Hutch Smith.

The Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission is made up of seven gubernatorial appointees. This commission is charged with assisting the Transportation Cabinet in representing the interests of bicyclists and promoting the best interests of the bicycling public.