Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Member to the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission

Press Release Date:  Friday, April 20, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Richard Scott Kimmich, of Erlanger, to the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission. 

Kimmich is the deputy judge-executive of Kenton County.  Kimmich formerly served as deputy judge-executive of Boone County and deputy commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Local Government.  He is a board member of the County Executives of America and has served as a member of the Council of State Community Development Agencies.  Kimmich is past-president of the Telecommunications Board of Northern Kentucky, the Maplewood Children’s Home Advisory Board and the Boone County Junior Chamber of Commerce.  He is married to Delores K. Kimmich.

The Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission is made up of nine members – the Secretary of the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet, the Attorney General and seven members appointed by the Governor.  The commission provides ongoing advice and input to the Office of Charitable Gaming and the Kentucky Legislature.  As directed by statute, the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission meets quarterly to review matters affecting charitable gaming in Kentucky.