Governor's Advisory Board for Veterans Affairs

​The Governor's Advisory Board for Veterans Affairs (GAB) is mandated by Kentucky Revised Statute 40.305 and is composed of a seven (7) member board appointed by the Governor, the executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs and the Adjutant General of the Commonwealth. Its purpose is to advise the Governor, the General Assembly and the Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs on matters relating to veterans and the administration of veterans services programs. The organization is required by statute to meet at least once every quarter to discuss needs and concerns of Kentucky Veterans. Meetings are usually conducted at the National Guard Association of Kentucky Building, 1111B Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 and are always open to the public. Email us or call (800) 572-6245 for details concerning the Board or the meeting schedule.

KDVA Presention to GAB Jan 29, 2016 [PDF 1.4 MB]


Members of the Governor's Advisory Board

​Name Title​ Organization
​Mr. Michael L. Harden ​Chair At-Large
Ms. Pam Stevenson ​Vice-Chair At-Large
Mr. Larry Roberts ​ ​Secretary ​Disabled American Veterans
Mr. Sidney C. Shouse ​ ​Member ​American Legion
Mr. Eugene Wright ​ ​Member ​AMVETS
Mr. Scott Shinn ​ ​Member ​At-Large
Mr. Robert O. Hendrickson ​ ​Member ​VFW
BG Stephen R. Hogan
​Ex Officio ​The Adjutant General
​Ex Officio ​Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs

GAB Member map.png