Grimes names transition team including former politicans, Republicans and Democrats
12/09/2011 10:17 AM
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced her transition team with her most notable help coming on her legislative issues committee.
Grimes, a first-time office holder, has recruited state Rep. Darryl Owens, a Louisville Democrat, as well as Republican state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington of Ft. Wright and state Sen. Bob Leeper, an independent from Paducah, to help direct her transition on legislative matters.
The chairman of Grimes transition team is former Democratic state Rep. Tim Firkins, who represented parts of south Louisville until losing his seat in 2010.
The full transition team is below:
1. OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
Hon. David Boswell
Sharon Kaye Charles
Dr. Charles Derrickson
3. LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES
Rep. Darryl T. Owens
Senator Robert Leeper
Rep. Alecia Webb-Edington
Gov. Julian Carroll
Hon. Teresa Isaac
5. ELECTIONS & ELECTION FINANCE
Dr. Don Butler
Scott White, Esq.
6. BUSINESS & CIVICS EDUCATION
Tom Rutledge, Esq.
Dr. Jack Rose
Col. Mike Weaver
Below the Fold
Sen. Ernst calls for more counter-terrorism efforts in Philippines, whose president intends to end U.S. relations
State hopes to raise awareness, educate public on prescription drug abuse and proper disposal with new partnership
Subscribe and get the latest political intelligence delivered to your inbox.