Join the NKY Chamber of Commerce for a Government Forum Luncheon featuring legislative leaders Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Hoover.
About Senator Robert Stivers...
Senator Robert Stivers has served in the General Assembly since 1997. Senate President Robert Stivers represents the 25th District, which encompasses Clay, Knox, Lee, Owsley, Whitley, and Wolfe counties.
Senator Stivers was elected by his colleagues to serve as Senate Majority Floor Leader in 2008. He served as Majority Floor Leader until being elected as Senate President in 2012. Senator Stivers was re-elected Senate President in January of 2017. As the Senate President, Senator Stivers represents the entire body of the Kentucky State Senate in any official state business.
President Stivers serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Committees and Rules Committee and the co-chairman of the Legislative Research Commission. Additionally, President Stivers is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
In 2015, President Stivers was honored by Governing Magazine as a Public Official of the Year for his work in the General Assembly. Also in 2015, President Stivers was named the Chair of the Sourthern Legislative Conference, which held its annual meeting in Lexington, KY in July of 2016. President Stivers is currently the Chair-Elect of the Council of State Governments, a national organization.
Senator Stivers was the Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney from 1989 to 1993. He has served as a member of the Kentucky Appalachian Council, the Kentucky Appalachian Commission, the Early Childhood Development Council, the Governor's Council on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assult, the OxyContin Task Force, the Evidence Committee (University of Louisville Law School), the Corrections & Public Safety Task Force of the Council of State Government, the Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee of Southern Legislative Conference, and the Southern States Energy Board.
Senator Stivers was born December 24, 1961. He graduated from the University of Kentucky, with a degree in industrial management and minor in economics, and earned his law degree from the University of Louisville. Married to Regina Crawford Stivers, he is a practicing attorney in Manchester and has four children: Joshua, Caroline, Margaret and Robert.
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