Commissioner Bobbi Jo Lewis

Commissioner- Department of Rural and Municipal Aid

Bobbi Jo Lewis joined KYTC after serving as the Anderson County Attorney for the past 17 ½ years. Prior to this, she was Assistant Anderson County Attorney for two years and served for 10 years at the Anderson County Attorney’s Office as a legal assistant/paralegal/child support coordinator before attending law school. Bobbi Jo graduated summa cum laude from Kentucky State University and received her law degree cum laude from the University of Kentucky College of Law where she was selected as a member of the Kentucky Chapter of the Order of the Coif.

Bobbi Jo was awarded Kentucky Outstanding County Attorney of 2017 by then-Attorney General Andy Beshear. She has earned awards from the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association, Bluegrass Alliance for Women and the Anderson County DARE Program. Bobbi Jo served as a Board Member of the Kentucky County Attorney’s Association from 2014-2016 and taught fellow prosecutors at the Kentucky Prosecutors Institute from 2006-2010 and 2015-2016 and 2019.

Bobbi Jo gives back to the community by providing pro bono legal services to the LIGHT Center, a service provider to homeless and needy families, as well as HEROES (Helping Educate Reaching Out Ending Stigma), a non-profit support group fighting against drugs and addiction. She is a current Board Member/Vice Chairman of New Vista and a Board Member of the Family Resource Council in Anderson County.

Bobbi Jo is married to her husband of 36 years, Donald Lewis, has two children and four grandchildren.