Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers

Press Release Date:  Thursday, January 04, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has reappointed Granville C. Smith, of Louisville, to the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers.

Smith is a self-employed optician.  He attended Campbellsville University and the University of Kentucky.  Smith is a member of the Optimist Club of Louisville and the Kentucky Society of Dispensic Opticians.  He is married to Betty L. Smith.

The Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers is made up of five gubernatorial appointees.  The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of ophthalmic dispensing.  It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality, conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS Chapter 326.