Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the School Facilities Construction Commission

Press Release Date:  Friday, September 29, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed James E. Parsons, of Newport, to the School Facilities Construction Commission. 

Parsons is an attorney for Taft, Stettinius and Hollister.  He received a bachelor’s degree in political science and a law degree from Northern Kentucky University.  He is a member of the Newport Housing Development Corporation and the Brighton Center Executive Committee.  He is married to Mary Hoffman.

The School Facilities Construction Commission is made up of eight gubernatorial appointees.  The commission assists local school districts with school facility construction and technology funding and is responsible for distribution of available state funds to eligible districts certified by the State Board of Education.