City of Frankfort

Capital of Kentucky

Staff Directory

  • William May

    William May


      Frankfort native William I. May Jr. took office as Frankfort Mayor on January 1, 2013. He served as Mayor of Kentucky’s capital city from 1996 to 2009, but due to a Constitutional three term limit, was unable to run for a fourth consecutive term...

  • Robert E. Roach

    Robert E. Roach

    Mayor Pro Tem

    Robert E. Roach is the son of Robert and Louise Roach.He is married with four children and is an elder at Holly Hill church of Christ.He is an educator, small business owner, and former teaching tennis pro.He can be reached at or...

  • Tommy Z. Haynes


    Tommy is serving his first term on the City Commission.  He is married to Marilyn Haynes and they have four children.  Tommy believes in faith, family, and the future.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation...

  • Lynn Bowers


    Lynn Bowers is serving her fifth term as City Commissioner.  During three of these terms she served as Mayor Pro Tem of Frankfort.   She is a native of Frankfort and a graduate of Frankfort High School.  She holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the...

  • Dawn Hale


    Dawn was appointed to fill the term of Katie Hedden who resigned. Dawn was married to the late William Hale and they have one daughter. Dawn graduated from Frankfort High School and has a BS in Political Science and Economics and a Masters of...

  • Frankfort City Manager

    Tim Zisoff

    City Manager

    Tim Zisoff has been Frankfort’s City Manager since March, 2013.  He was born in Honolulu while his father was in the military, and he was raised in Indiana. Tim attended Purdue University’s Camulet campus for two years and then worked at a steel...

  • Kathy Fields

    Kathy Fields

    Human Resources Director


  • Rebecca Hall

    Rebecca Hall

    Grants Manager

    Rebecca Bottoms Hall has been the Grants Manager for the City of Frankfort since January 2006. She has had several years of experience with grant writing and grant administration. Rebecca is a Certified Grants Administrator under the Community...

  • Ramona Newman

    Ramona Newman

    City Clerk

    Ms. Newman has held the position of City Clerk since 2004.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College (now Asbury University).  Her career spans 38 years in public service, including 22 years with state government administering state and...

  • Steve Dawson

    Finance Director

    Steve Dawson has served as the City of Frankfort's Finance Director since January 2006. He has over thirty years of budgeting and cost experience. He is a Frankfort native where he resides with his wife Julie. Steve and Julie have two children.

  • Eddie Slone

    Fire Chief

  • Julsun Pacheco

    Julsun Pacheco

    IT Director

    The IT director constructs and manages the City's network and Information Technology resources.  He also directs all GIS related activity for the City of Frankfort. Mr. Pacheco went to graduate school at University of Kentucky and University of...

  • Gray Muller

    Gary Muller

    Planning and Building Codes Director

    For Department information, please see Planning and Building Codes Department page.  

  • Jeff Abrams

    Chief of Police

  • William R. Scalf

    William R. Scalf

    Sewer Director

  • Jim McCarty

    Co-Director Parks Recreation and Historic Sites

  • Jim Parrish

    Co-Director Parks Recreation and Historic Sites

  • Deron Rambo

    Director of Emergency Management & E-911

  • Thomas Bradley

    Public Works Director / City Engineer