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News briefs: Hinkle named Union communications director; three get governors’ appointments

The City of Union has promoted Melissa Hinkle to the position of Communications and Operations Director. Hinkle had previously served as the Interim City Clerk and Treasurer and also as the Communications Coordinator for the city.

Melissa Hinkle

Hinkle will remain focused on all communication issues for the city, in addition to the day-to-day office administration and other duties as assigned. 

Hinkle has worked for the City of Union since September of 2016.  Prior to joining the Union staff, she was the Director of Marketing and Public Information at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College, where she worked nine years.  She also has experience as the Sports Information Director/Informational Specialist at Angelo State (Tx.) University where she spent 12 years.
Hinkle, and her husband, Eric, reside in Union, with their two children.

Three NKYians get gubernatorial appointments

Gov. Matt Bevin made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:

Charles Ronald Lovan has been appointed to the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority. Lovan, of Union, is president and CEO of Northern Kentucky Water District. He will represent the Kentucky Section of the American Water Works Association and serve for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

Michelle Diane Penque has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors. Penque, of Cold Spring, is senior business project analyst at Greater American Insurance Company. She will represent the public at-large and serve for the remainder of an unexpired term ending June 21, 2020.

Brian Christopher Dunham of Edgewood has been appointed to the Charitable Gaming Advisory Commission. Dunham is an attorney. He will represent Catholic organizations and serve for a term expiring July 10, 2020.

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