Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Two Members to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Press Release Date:  Thursday, January 26, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Bonita K. Black, of Crestwood, and Jim D. Skaggs, of Bowling Green, to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

Black is an attorney with Frost Brown Todd in Louisville. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and Harvard Law School. She is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers; the Association of the Bar of the City of New York; the New York County Lawyers Association; the American Bar Association’s Affordable Housing and Community Development and Taxation Committees; the Kentucky Bar Association; and the Louisville Bar Association. Black also serves on the board of directors of the Louisville Deaf Oral School, as director of the Westport Road Church of Christ Pantry Program, and as a member of the Louisville Christian Lawyers. She is married to Ray Rivera.

Skaggs is president and owner of Jim Skaggs, Inc. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and attended the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Bowling Green Rotary. He previously served as chair of the Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Board, vice-chair of the Bowling Green-Warren County Planning Commission. He is married to Linda Skaggs.

Both terms expire Dec. 31, 2011.