Frankfort, KY: Governor Ernie Fletcher announced the appointment of Amy Gilbert Kennedy, of Vanceburg, as the newest member to the Kentucky Commission on Women.
“Amy Kennedy’s leadership skills, as well as her energy and insight, will be highly valued on the KCW board,” said Governor Fletcher.
Ms. Kennedy works as the program director for the Buffalo Trace Area Development District in Maysville, Kentucky. She assists the executive director with administration and management duties and she coordinates and plans economic activities for the agency within the five county region. Ms. Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College in Business Administration and Communication Arts.
“I am honored to welcome Ms. Kennedy to the Kentucky Commission on Women Board of Directors,” said Glenda Woods, Executive Director of KCW. “Governor Fletcher and I are committed to having representation from every area of the commonwealth. Ms. Kennedy will be a strong voice for the women of the Buffalo Trace Area Development District. We look forward to working with her to improve the economic status of Kentucky’s women.”
Ms. Kennedy replaces Kathy McCormick, of Olive Hill, who resigned from the Commission
The Kentucky Commission on Women is mandated to promote, encourage, and provide advisory assistance in the establishment of local volunteer community improvement programs for, and in the interest of, women. The Commission also consults with the Governor on important women’s issues.