100 Glenns Creek Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
502- 564-7647
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Franklin County Board of Health

The Franklin County Health Department is governed by a 12-member  Board of Health with representation from around the county. The board is comprised of the county judge-executive, physicians, nurses, dentists, veterinarians, engineers, optometrists, and citizen members. Among others, see KRS 212.020902 KAR 8:150.

Board Resources

 If you would like to be considered for board appointment, read here: Statute that Governs Health Board Appointments; if you meet the qualifications you may apply by completing and submitting: Board of Health Nomination Form


Dr. Charles Bradshaw, DMD, Chair | Dentist Representative
Dr. Wayne Morris, RPH, Vice-Chair | Pharmacist Representative
Dr. Paula Hoover, OD, Treasurer | Optometrist Representative
Houston Wells, Judge Executive | County Judge
Executive Joseph F. Grider, PE | Engineer Representative
Dr. Stephen K. Hall, MD | Physician Representative
Jane Bartram, APRN | Nurse Representative
Constance E. Morgan, RN | Consumer Representative
Dr. Suresh Saxena, MD | Physician Representative
Elle Travis | Fiscal Court Representative
Arba Kenner, MD | Physician Representative
Dr. Denis King, DVM | Veterinarian Representative