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An election will be held on June 15, 2022, for the purpose of electing two (2) classified employee members to the Kentucky Personnel Board.  The current employee members' terms will expire on July 1, 2022.

Any classified employee covered by the classified service regulations under KRS Chapter 18A who is interested in becoming a candidate for election to those positions may do so by notifying the Personnel Board in writing.  Written notification must be notarized, and must include the candidate's name, address, unique personal identification number, job classification, length of state employment, and the name and address of his/her current employer.  Any notification which does not contain all the above items will be considered invalid since each is required by KRS 18A.0551(1)(b).

Written notification of candidacy may be mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered to the Personnel Board, 1025 Capital Center Drive, Suite 105, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, FAX: (502) 695-5799,  The Personnel Board is open each workday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (EDT).  Notification must be received no later than MAY 15, 2022.​  

Pursuant to KRS 18A.0551(1)(a), this written notification is provided at the request of the Personnel Board.  Any questions you may have, please call us at (502) 564-7830.


The Personnel Board was established to safeguard the "merit system" for state government employees and to serve as an impartial adjudicator of employee-employer disputes for state government.

As you navigate our website, please feel free to call us if you have any questions. The staff of the Personnel Board will do their best to answer your questions, but we cannot give legal advice.

Remember, whether you are an employee, a state agency, or an interested taxpayer, the Kentucky Personnel Board is ready to serve you.

Our Mission

The Kentucky Personnel Board promotes merit principles in government service and the improvement of personnel standards in the state service. The Kentucky Personnel Board hears the appeals of classified employees, other employees, and applicants who believe they have been penalized without cause. The Kentucky Personnel Board has the authority to conduct investigations of merit system violations and to promulgate administrative regulations concerning the state personnel system.​