Secretary Jim Host
The new Commerce Cabinet combines Kentucky's assets in parks, tourism,
cultural heritage, and arts to effectively promote
and market these assets. It will provide a single source
and brand for Kentucky promotion throughout the state,
nation, and the world and manage investment in these
assets with a broad, coordinated view for creating economic
The Economic Development Cabinet directs the state's
economic development efforts. Its mission directs it
to “create more and higher quality opportunities for
all Kentuckians by building an expanding sustainable
economy. With the input and participation of hundreds
of Kentuckians from varying parts of the state and its
economy, broad goals are developed into a specific and
dynamic strategic plan to foster and focus Kentucky's
Secretary Virginia Fox
The Education Cabinet is charged with the mission of preserving Kentucky's heritage, preparing for its future, and promoting a statewide culture of lifelong learning. The agencies of the Cabinet provide or oversee services that contribute to an enhanced quality of life for all Kentuckians; excellence in public education, quality libraries, the preservation of historical materials and landmarks, and cultural enrichment through the arts.
Secretary LaJuana WilcherEnvironmental and Public Protection Cabinet
The Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet combines Public Protection and Regulation, Labor, and Natural Resources and Environmental Protection into a single cabinet. It is an efficient, one-stop shop for the protective, regulative functions of the state government.
Secretary Robbie RudolphFinance and Administration Cabinet
Finance and Administration is, in many ways, a hub for all state government operations. Its wide-ranging duties include policy development, procurement of goods and services, the maintenance of state-owned facilities, and employee training--to name just a few.
Secretary Jim HolsingerHealth and Family Services Cabinet
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is the state government agency that administers programs to promote the mental and physical health of Kentuckians and support Kentucky's families.
Lt. Governor Steve PenceJustice and Public Safety Cabinet
The Justice and Public Safety Cabinet is the state entity responsible for criminal justice services. This encompass law enforcement and training; adult and juvenile incarceration; autopsies, death certifications and toxicology analyses; special investigations; paroling of eligible convicted felons; and long range planning and recommendations on statewide criminal justice reform issues.
Secretary Erwin RobertsPersonnel Cabinet
The Personnel Cabinet's mission is to take care of state government employees as well as those seeking employment with the state. It is responsible for managing and enhancing the workplace for all state workers in Kentucky.
Acting Secretary Bill NighbertTransportation Cabinet
Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet is responsible for maintaining and improving the transportation infrastructure of the Commonwealth including 27,438 miles of roads, 160 licensed airports, 23 public transportation systems, and with the registration of 2.7 million licensed drivers and 3.4 million vehicles annually.