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Representative Brent Yonts (D)

House District 15
Christian (part)
Hopkins (part)
Muhlenberg



Home City
Greenville

Mailing Address
232 Norman Cir
Greenville KY 42345


Frankfort Address(es)
702 Capitol Ave
Annex Room 366A
Frankfort KY 40601


Phone Number(s)
Home: (270) 338-6790
Annex: (502) 564-8100 Ext. 686
Work: (270) 338-0816
Work: (270) 338-1639 (fax)


Email Address(es)
Annex: Brent.Yonts@lrc.ky.gov

Service
House 1997 - Present

Bio
Born March 21, 1949. Attorney. Baptist. MuSU, BS, Magna Cum Laude. UK, JD. US Army, 1st Lt. Adjutant General Corps. Alpha Chi Honor Soc. KY Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Sunrise Children's Services, Dir. Third District Friend of Ed Award 1998. KESPA Appreciation Award 1998. KY League of Cities Legislative Award 2003. Ducks Unlimited, Life Sponsor. Distinguished Freshman Legislator 1998. NCSL Labor & Workforce Development Committee, Vice Chair 2005-2006. NCSL Labor & Economic Development Committee, Vice Chair, 2006-2007, Chair 2008-2009, Immediate Past Chair, 2009-2010, Vice Chair, 2011-current. NCSL Standing Committee, Overall Vice Chair 2009-2010. KY Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Chair, 2010-current. 2012 Awards: KY Chamber MVP Award; Public Advocate Award; Bluegrass Institute Liberty Award; Children's Alliance Champion for Children Award.

Interim Committees
BR Sub. on Gen. Govt., Finance & Public Protection [ex officio]; BR Sub. on Justice & Judiciary [Liaison Member]; Elections, Constit. Amend. & Intergov. Afrs. Task Force [ex officio]; Energy Special Subcommittee ; Judiciary; Labor and Industry; State Government [Co-Chair]

Session Committees
BR Sub. on Gen. Govt., Finance & Public Protection (H) [ex officio]; BR Sub. on Justice and Judiciary (H) [Liaison Member]; Judiciary (H) [Vice Chair]; Labor & Industry (H); State Government (H) [Chair]

Statutory Committees
Government Contract Review Committee; Public Pension Oversight Board [Co-Chair]