Board Members & Meetings

Office Hours

The Board office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except state holidays.

Board Members

  • Lora Arnold Parks, Chair
  • Rayona Baker
  • Lisa Groft
  • Carolyn Hofe
  • Nicolle Meade

Board Administrator

Ashley Cotton

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfort, KY 40602

Physical Address: 
500 Mero St, 2 SC 32
Frankfort, KY 40601

Office: 502-892-4254
Fax: 502-564-4818

Board Counsel

Barry Sullivan

Physical Address:
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

NOTE: The Board’s Counsel and Board Administrator cannot provide legal advice or opinions of any kind, including interpretations of statutes or regulations, to licensees, applicants, or the general public. To obtain legal advice or assistance with a legal matter, please consult a private attorney. For help locating a private attorney, please visit the Kentucky Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Services page at the following link:

Board Meetings

The Board of Licensure and Certification for Dieticians and Nutritionists meets at 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. Board meetings begin at 10 a.m., unless noted. The meeting schedule is linked below.

All applications and documentation must be received in the board office 10 business days prior to the board meeting date to be put on the agenda. If this deadline is not met, it will automatically be added to the next month's agenda. 

Following board meetings, please allow up to 10 business days for follow-up correspondence. If you have not received written correspondence from the board two weeks after the meeting, feel free to call. Please be advised that application and test results will not be given over the phone.

Individuals wishing to speak at the board meeting must submit a written request to the board office at P.O. Box 1360, Frankfort, KY 40602 no later than 10 days prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.