Floyd Co. Native Appointed by Secretary of State
|Press Release Date:
||January 7, 2004
Les Fugate, Director of Communications
Office of the Secretary of State
Secretary of State Trey Grayson recently announced the appointment of Prestonsburg, KY native Les Fugate to serve as the Director of Communications for the office of the Secretary of State. Fugate had previously served as the Director of Alumni and Annual Giving for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program.
“I am deeply honored to be a part of the team that Secretary Grayson has assembled for his administration,” stated Les Fugate. “Secretary Grayson is a man of distinguished character and integrity. I look forward to working with him to enact his initiatives for Kentucky’s future.”
Les Fugate graduated from Prestonsburg High School in 1998 and Centre College in 2002, where he attained a Bachelor’s of Arts in Economics. Afterwards, Fugate began pursing a graduate degree from the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University. He plans to complete the degree while working for Secretary Grayson. He currently resides in Louisville.
Fugate is still active in the Floyd County area by serving on the Jenny Wiley Theatre Board of Directors where he performed on stage for numerous years. He also serves on the Kentucky Theatre Association Board of Directors.
“When looking for individuals to serve in my administration, I wanted to find citizens who valued the Commonwealth and its people as much as I do,” Secretary Grayson stated. “I know that Les is dedicated to seeing that Kentucky’s brightest days are ahead. I look forward to working with him as we work to enact changes that will benefit every Kentuckian across this great Commonwealth.”