Officers

Thomas M. Loving, Executive Director, Tommy.Loving@ky.gov
Director, Bowling Green – Warren County Drug Task Force


2017 KNOA Officers

  • Marie Allen, President
    Patrol Officer Frankfort Police Department
  • Micky Hatmaker, Immediate Past President
    Deputy Director Appalachia HIDTA
  • Matthew A. Gelhausen, 1st Vice-President
    Louisville Metro Police Department
  • Chris Watkins, 2nd, Vice President
    Officer – K-9 Owensboro Police Department
  • John Williams, Treasurer
    Detective/Warren County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
  • Mike Brackett, Secretary
    Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Richard Badaracco, Sergeant at Arms
    Retired DEA

Board Members at Large

  • Robbie Clark, Executive Board Member
    Supervising Agent, Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force
  • Steven Cobb, Executive Board Member
    Detective – Intelligence, Lexington Metro Police
  • Bruce Crouch, Executive Board Member
    Detective Nicholasville Police Department
  • Major Jeremy Slinker, Executive Board Member
    Commander of Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations, East Branch, KY State Police
  • Ron Lafferty, Executive Board Member
    Director Barren River Drug Task Force
  • Jacky Hunt, Executive Board Member
    Director, South-Central Kentucky Drug Task Force

Past Presidents

  • Micky Hatmaker, 2016
  • Mike Brackett, 2013
  • Bryon Smoot, 2012
  • Vic Brown, 2011
  • Stanley Salyards, 2010
  • Dave Keller, 2009
  • Cheyenne Albro, 2008(deceased)
  • Thomas M. Loving, 2007
  • David Gilbert, 2005 and 2006