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Kentucky HIV/AIDS Planning and Advisory Council

The Kentucky HIV/AIDS Planning and Advisory Council (KHPAC) is a 30-member body appointed by the governor to carry out the provisions of KRS 214.640, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Prevention Community Planning Guidance and the Health Resources and Services Administration Planning Bodies Manual.

KHPAC works in collaboration with the HIV/AIDS Branch of the Kentucky Department for Public Health to ensure HIV/AIDS prevention activities, services and  policies meet the needs of the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

If you have any questions or want to learn more about KHPAC, please contact Gayle Yocum at (502) 564-6539 or (800) 420-7431.


Council Representation and Structure

KHPAC consists of the commissioners of the departments for Public Health and Medicaid Services and 28 appointed members who represent HIV/AIDS stakeholders, including people living with HIV/AIDS, high-risk populations, AIDS service providers, HIV/AIDS prevention workers, mental health providers, community-based organizations and friends and family of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Membership Vacancies

KHPAC currently is accepting applications or council membership. Council members have a rare opportunity to participate in the planning process for HIV/AIDS work in Kentucky.

To apply please download the KHPAC Membership Application (pdf, 193k) AND the Boards and Commissions Application (pdf, 340k), or contact Gayle Yocum  at (502) 564-6539 or (800) 420-7431.

Current KHPAC vacancies include representatives of the following groups and communities:

  • non-minority community-based organization
Governing and Planning Documents

Governing Documents

Planning Documents


See Also...
  HIV/AIDS Branch Resource Documents
Documents regarding HIV prevention and services programs.

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
Kentucky's HIV prevention programs and agencies.

HIV/AIDS Services Program
Linking people with HIV to care and services.

Kentucky's New HIV Hotline

Kentucky HIV Hotline 844-294-2448


24 Hours

Staffed by healthcare professionals

Free to public


Last Updated 2/3/2017