Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Member to the Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents

Press Release Date:  Friday, June 09, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

Teresa A. Barton accepts appointment

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced the appointment of Teresa A. Barton as a member of the Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents.

A graduate of Kentucky State University and former Franklin County Judge-Executive, Barton currently serves as executive director of the Office of Drug Control Policy. She is a member of Get Healthy! Kentucky, the Drug Endangered Children Advisory Council and the National Association of Model State Drug Laws. Barton also serves as co-chair of the Student Drug Testing Advisory Council and Collaboration Around Substance Abuse, and as chair of Commonwealth Alliance.

Barton and her husband, John Barton, live in Frankfort.