Nominations Accepted for KYCPG’s Gleason Award
Nominations for the annual Arch L. Gleason Award for Responsible Gambling Leadership now are being accepted by the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG).
The Gleason Award honors gambling industry executives for commitment to and leadership of responsible gambling actions in their business and with their industry.
The Gleason Award was not presented in 2019. Previous recipients were Alice Garland, Executive Director, North Carolina Education Lottery, in 2018, and Thomas Meeker, retired President and CEO of Churchill Downs, Inc., in 2017.
The Gleason Award winner will be honored at the 2020 KYCPG 23rd Annual Educational and Awareness Conference in Lexington, Ky., January 30-31, 2020. The recipient receives travel, housing and conference registration, and presents the conference keynote address.
About the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling(www.kycpg.org)
The Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to increase awareness of problem gambling, promote prevention and research, and advocate for the availability of treatment. KYCPG is supported by memberships and donations. Corporate members include Churchill Downs, Ellis Park, Keeneland Race Course, Kentucky Downs, The Red Mile, Turfway Park, The Kentucky Lottery Corporation, IGT, KRM Wagering, Belterra Casino Resort, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino, Hollywood Casino Hotel, Horseshoe Casino of Southern Indiana, and Tropicana Casino.
Members of the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling Board of Directors are President Herbert (Bud) Newman, Psy.D, Louisville; Secretary Sara Westerman, Crestwood; Treasurer Mike Townsend, Crestwood; Professional Adviser Curtis L. Barrett, Ph.D., Prospect; Director of Education RonSonLyn Clark, Psy.D., Owensboro; NCPG Representative Chip Polston, Louisville; John Arnett, Florence; Jim Blackerby, Lexington; Dennis Boyd, Louisville; Scott Hunt, Ph.D., Richmond; Susan Jacobson, Petersburg; Patrick Malarkey, Louisville; Tami May, Lexington; and Alfred Perkins, Lousiville.
Mike Stone | KYCPG Executive Director
Phone: +1 502 223 1823