Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Funding Commission Board of Directors
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Larry B. Clevinger, of Lexington, and Mark Lee Hilgeford, of Edgewood, to the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Funding Commission Board of Directors.
Clevinger is the vice-president/branch manager for the American Mining Insurance Company. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Kentucky University. He is president of the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Educational Association and is married to Sharon Clevinger.
Hilgeford is the CFO and vice-president of administration for Ross Acquisition Company, Inc. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s of business administration from the University of Kentucky. Hilgeford is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is married to Beth Hilgeford.
The Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Funding Commission Board of Directors is made up of seven members – three cabinet secretaries and four members appointed by the governor. The board sets workers’ compensation assessment rates on an annual basis, which are levied on workers' compensation insurance premiums and collected by the Commission.