Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Members to the Electrical Advisory Committee

Press Release Date:  Friday, August 04, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed five members to the Electrical Advisory Committee.

Raymond G. Cornelison, of Richmond, is the president of Rayco Automation, Inc.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Technical University in math and psychology.  He is married to Cathy Cornelison.

Michael G. Billow, of Burlington, is the customer project engineer for Duke Energy.  He received his degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from Cincinnati Technical College and is married to Liz Billow.

Robert W. Matthews, of Franklin, is the electrical inspector for the Simpson County Fiscal Court.  He received a degree in industrial electricity from Bowling Green Vocational School and holds a Rank II teaching certificate.  Matthews is a member of the National Education Association and the Kentucky Education Association. He is a certified instructor for the National Center for Construction, Education and Research and is past president of the Southern Kentucky Electrical Clearing House. He is married to Nancy Matthews.

Sal Santoro, of Florence, is an electrical contractor for Santoro Electrical Company.  He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati and his master’s degree in business from Xavier University.  He is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors and is married to Sharon Santoro.

Gary Sebastian, of Alexandria, is project manager and President of Electric Masters, Inc.  Sebastian received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Kentucky University and is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Electrical Association.  He is married to Carolyn Sebastian.

The Electrical Advisory Committee is made up of 11 gubernatorial appointees. The committee evaluates and approves matters concerning electrical installations and electrical inspections practiced within the Commonwealth.