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Rick Bogard


  • Native of the Central Kentucky Area
  • Married with one son
  • Has been a resident of the Erlanger/Elsmere area for 27 years
  • In his 27th year of public service
  • Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University, holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Science with an emphasis in Industrial Risk Management along with an Associate of Arts Degree in Fire Science
  • Served 3 years with the Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office as a Deputy State Fire Marshal in the Hazardous Materials Division covering 13 counties in the NKY area
  • In his 24th year with the City of Erlanger where he started his career as a Codes Administration Specialist
  • Has served on multiple employee committees during his time at Erlanger
  • Member of the National, State and Local Branches of the American Public Works Association, with service on the Executive Branch of the NKAPWA
  • Member of the KFA
  • Served on SBDM Councils at Miles Elementary, Tichenor Middle School and Lloyd High School
  • Served on the Elsmere Fire Protection District Board and Elsmere Board of Adjustments  
  • NKYEmmaus Community member
  • Enjoys weightlifting, outdoor physical activity, dogs, local coffee/food shops, playing drums/percussion and spending time with his family and friends