Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Board of Architects
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Garlan E. VanHook, of Stanford, and Jill L. Smith, of Anchorage, to the Kentucky Board of Architects.
VanHook is an architect and general manager of facilities for the Administrative Office of the Courts. He received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Kentucky. VanHook is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Board of Directors and the Capitol Planning and Advisory Board. He is married to Jane VanHook.
Smith is an architect and owner of Jill Lewis Smith Architect, Inc. She received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Tulane University. Smith is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architecture Registration. She is married to Greg Smith and is serving consecutive terms on the board.
The Kentucky Board of Architects is made up of eight members, seven of whom are appointed by the governor. The board is in charge of regulating licenses of architects and overseeing that all licensed architects in Kentucky practice within the state’s code of conduct.