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Staff Regent

Next Board of Regents Meeting:

Monday, April 24, 2017

EKU Board of Regents Annual Quarterly Meeting
Perkins Building

521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY 40475
Start time:  TBD

Bryan Makinen was elected by his peers in June of 2014 to serve as the Staff Regent.  He is currently the Executive Director of Public Safety & Risk Management for Eastern Kentucky University.  Bryan earned an undergraduate degree in Industrial Safety and Risk Management and a Master of Public Health degree, both from Eastern Kentucky University.  During his time at Eastern, Bryan has served on various committees to include Benefits Advisory, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health & Safety, Responsible Environmental Stewardship, Laboratory Safety, and the Registered Student Organizations Risk Management Committee.  He also has been actively involved with Madison County where he has served as the Chairman of the Local Emergency Planning Committee from 2007-2014 and as a member of the Chemical Demilitarization Community Advisory Board.


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