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Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology

Board of Examiners of Psychology
Board Information

​The board is a self-supporting agency and receives no General Fund tax appropriation.  It is funded entirely through fees assessed for licensing its professionals.

Board Members

  • Jamie Hopkins, Ph.D., Chair
  • Gerald Walker, Psy.D., Vice Chair
  • Owen T. Nichols
  • Melissa F. Hall, M.S.
  • Joseph M. Dickhaus, M.S.
  • ​Kevin M. Pernicano, Ph.D.
  • Serena Owen, Citizen at Large
  • Erica V. Pristas, Ph.D.
  • Elizabeth McKune, Ed.D

Board Administrator

Chessica Nation
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfort, KY 40602
Office: 502-782-8812
Fax: 502-696-3925
Board Attorney
Brian T. Judy
Assistant Attorney General
Office of Civil and Environmental Law
Capitol Building, Suite 118
700 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-696-5300
Fax:  502-696-5630

Board Meetings

All applications must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the board meeting date.  Applications accepted after this date will be considered for the next regularly scheduled board meeting.

All board meetings begin at 10 a.m. EST, unless noted otherwise.

Following board meetings please allow up to two weeks for follow-up correspondence.  If you have not received written correspondence from the board two weeks after the meeting feel free to call.  Please be advised that application and test results will not be given over the phone. 



 Meeting Schedule

11/3/2016Board Meeting - KPA Annual ConferenceCrowne Plaza Hotel, Louisville, KY
12/5/2016Regular Board MeetingBoard Offices
12/19/2016Special Board Meeting - 11:30 AMSpecial Board Meeting Agenda
1/9/2017Regular Board MeetingBoard Offices
2/6/2017Regular Board MeetingBoard Offices
3/6/2017Regular Board MeetingBoard Offices
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 Examination Dates