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Judge-Executive Gary W. Moore


In 1998, Gary Moore was elected Judge–Executive for Boone County, the highest elected office in county government. Boone County is the fourth largest and one of the fastest growing counties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Judge Moore's election parallels a distinguished career in private business and public service.

Judge Moore grew up in Pendleton County, where his father served as Sheriff. Years of watching his father enforce the law and serve the needs of the county citizens instilled in him a belief in public service and community involvement.

Judge Moore is the past Chairman of the Tri–County Economic Development Corporation, a resource for business development throughout Northern Kentucky. He also serves as Second Vice-President of the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association. Judge Moore is presiding as President Elect of the National Association of Regional Councils and is past President of the OKI Regional Council of Governments which serves the eight county Greater Cincinnati region. Judge Moore currently serves as Vice Chair on the Transportation Steering Committee of the National Association of Counties. He is a Trustee of St. Elizabeth Healthcare, a board member of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Northern Kentucky University Foundation, and the Dan Beard Council of Boy Scouts. He has served as President of the Kentucky Jaycees and on the Board of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and has provided leadership and service to many community groups including Florence Rotary Club, Catholic Charities and Leadership Kentucky.