Kentucky APSE


Established in 1991


Katie Wolf Whaley

Vice President

Ashley Taylor


Janell Turner

General Board Members

Lisa Carrico
Megan Coleman
Sharon Darnell
Ivan Garr
Gloria Gibson
Kimi Holsclaw
Annette Jett
Lori Norton
Melissa Parchman
Kari Skaggs
Aleric Vanderpool
Amber Vence
Jeff White
Ericha Winters


Courtney Horton
Cape Fear Vocational Services

Chapter Training & Events

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Policy & Advocacy

Public Policy Liaison
Annette Jett,

State Employment First Efforts: Directive/Executive Order

  • KY Employment First Executive Order: May 2018 Governor’s Executive Order 2018-328, establishing a cross-disability Employment First policy, and creation of an Employment First Council to guide implementation.
  • KY Work Matters Task Force Report: May 2018 report from state task force focused on improving employment for five key populations, including people with disabilities. Includes recommendation for Employment First policy.
  • KY Employment First Legislation (proposed): HR 292 was introduced in February 2013, but stalled in committee.

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Kentucky General Assembly
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Find Your U.S. Representatives
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