GOVERNANCE - The Academy is governed by a Board of Directors who is responsible for establishing goals and setting policy. Several committees of the Board serve various program activities. Officers are elected by the membership at-large every two years during the annual business meeting of the KAEPS. Committee Chairpersons are appointed by the President of the KAEPS and serve as the Board of Directors.
Dr. Carl Baker of Paducah was elected to a two-year term as President at the 2016 Spring Meeting.
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Dr. Frank Burns of Louisville has been selected as President-elect of KAEPS. His term will begin in the summer of 2018.
Dr. Burns brings a wealth of experience and service to KAEPS.
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2016-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Carl Baker, M.D. - President
Frank Burns, M.D. - President-elect, Legislative Chair
Chip Richardson, M.D. - Secretary/Treasurer
Julie Lee, M.D. - Councilor, Immediate Past President
Woodford Van Meter, M.D. - Alternate Councilor
Kenneth Weaver, M.D. - At-Large Member
Ron Tilford, M.D. - Health Plans Relations Chair
Tom Harper, M.D. - Membership Chair
Jeff Taylor, M.D. - Bylaws Chair
Mark Kleinman, M.D. - Kentucky Ophthalmological Political Action Committee Chair
Ben Mackey, M.D. - Ethics Chair
Lucy Franklin, M.D. - YO Committee Chair
Joern Soltau, M.D. - University of Louisville Representative
Julia Stevens, M.D. - University of Kentucky Representative
COMMITTEES AND RESPONSIBILITIES