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Gov. Ivey makes next round of appointments

All appointments are effective immediately.

Governor Kay Ivey gave the keynote speech at the Rotary Club of Anniston Luncheon Tuesday June, 15, 2021 in Anniston, Ala. (Governor's Office/Hal Yeager)

The Alabama Governor’s Office announced Thursday yet another round of official state committee appointments.

Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed:

  • Jennifer Collard to the Professional Bail Bonding Board.
  • Tracy O’Connor and Annette Harman to the Occupational Therapy Board.
  • Commissioner of the Department fo Human Resources Nancy Buckner and Alex McCrary to the Workforce Council.
  • Leigh Minchew to the Women’s Health Steering Committee.
  • Kenneth Chandler to the Homebuilders Licensure Board.
  • John Norris  to the Trust Fund Board.
  • DeAnna Tidwell and Dr. Jessica Tyler to the Counseling Board of Examiners.
  • Wayne Garner to the Underground Damage Prevention Authority.
  • Joe Ruffer to the Mobile County Personnel Board.
  • Mary Katherine Pittman to the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, and the state Trails Commission.
  • Melissa Yadlosky to the Barbour Co. Board of Registrars.
  • Ashley Smith to the Registration for Foresters.
  • Lance Brooks, Douglas Williams, BryOnda Collins and Rachel Arrington to the Funeral Service Board. 
  • Chris Wilbanks and JT Ray to the Elevator Safety Review Board.
  • Sharolyn Sidebottom to the Town of Newton Council.
  • Caroleene Dobson and Joseph Twardy to the Forestry Commission.
  • Kate Terry to the Morgan County Commissioner of Licensure.

All appointments are effective immediately.

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