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Secretary Gerina Whethers

​Member - Disability Appeals/Administrative Appeals Committee

Member - Retiree Health Plan Committee

Governor Appointee – Ex Officio

Gerina D. Whethers is the Secretary of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet. She serves as a member of both KRS Disability Appeals/Administrative Appeals Committees and the KRS Retiree Health Plan Committee.

Secretary Whethers has provided over 17 years of service to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. As Secretary, she has led the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet in development of innovative policies and procedures protecting the health and well-being of over 29,000 state employees.

Prior, Secretary Whethers served as Director of Senior Protection and Mediation for the Office of the Attorney General, recovering over $2.7 million in goods and services for consumers. She further served four years in the Attorney General's Office as Executive Director of Victim Advocacy. Whethers also served in Jefferson County as Assistant County Attorney for the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Unit.

Whethers received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Louisville and Juris Doctorate from the Brandeis School of Law.

Among her community activities, Whethers is a member of the NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Emerge KY, Susan G. Komen, and St. Stephen Church. She is also a Board Member of the Mary Byron Project.

Phone: 800-928-4646

Fax: (502) 696-8822

Example: 555-555-5555


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