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Executive Director
Image of Executive Director   Executive Director, Dr. David Beach, MRC , Ph.D

David Beach, Ph.D., CRC, CPM, is currently the executive director of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Prior to serving in this role, he was an administrator in the Program Planning and Development Branch of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, as well as the director for Residential Services, Job Placement and Research at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center in Thelma, KY. Dr. Beach also serves as adjunct faculty in the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Kentucky, instructing in both the on-campus and distance learning programs. He is the current president of the National Rehabilitation Association, and Southeast Region representative to the National Association Rehabilitation Leadership Board.

Dr. Beach received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2006, his M.R.C. from the University of Kentucky in 1996, and his B.A. from Georgetown College (Ky.) in 1995.

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
275 East Main Street
Mail Stop 2E-K
Frankfort, KY 40621
800-372-7172
502-564-4440


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