Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Real Estate Commission

Press Release Date:  Thursday, February 15, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed two members to the Kentucky Real Estate Commission.

F. M. Sponcil, of Mount Sterling, is a retired farmer and former Montgomery County Commissioner.  He and his wife Patsy are the owners and operators of Regan Ridge Farm.  Sponcil has served as a member of the Montgomery County Board of Elections and the Montgomery County Board of Health. 

Ronald K. Smith, of Louisville, is the principal broker of Ron Smith Realty in Louisville.  Smith is a member of the Louisville Board of Realtors and the Kentucky Association of Realtors and has served on the Kentucky Real Estate Commission since 1999.  He is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers and served as president of the Louisville branch from 1995-98.  He is married to Shirlee Smith.

The Kentucky Real Estate Commission is made up of five gubernatorial appointees.  The commission is charged with the responsibility of protecting the public interest through regulation, examination and licensing of Kentucky real estate brokers and sales associates.