||General Counsel, Office of Legal Services
Vickie L. Wise
Vickie L. Wise serves as General Counsel for the Office of Legal Services, appointed by Secretary Brown in January 2008. She has more than 20 years of law experience, most recently in the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General, where she served as Director of the Office of Victims Advocacy. In that capacity, she supervised and oversaw the annual Victims Assistance Conference, which provides yearly victim advocacy training for approximately 400 attendees. She also served as chair by proxy of the Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Prevention Board, which administers the Child Victims’ Trust Fund and provides grant funding to regional child sexual abuse prevention programs, and she oversaw and supervised the toll-free Crime Victim Information line and Appellate Notification Program.
In other roles with the Attorney General’s office, she served as Director of the General Administration and Support Division, and was an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Appellate Division.
Vickie received her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky, and Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and Economics from Murray State University.
||Executive Director, Office of Drug Control Policy
Van Ingram is the Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. Van joined ODCP in November 2004, shortly after it was created with the mission of coordinating Kentucky’s substance abuse efforts in enforcement, treatment and prevention/education.
Van served with the Maysville Kentucky Police Department for more than 23 years, the last six as Chief of Police. He is a former President of the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police, and was named “Kentucky Chief of the Year” in 2001. He is a former recipient of the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement, as well as the Melvin Shein Award for distinguished service to Kentucky law enforcement.
Van is a certified law enforcement instructor and has trained officers across the state on a variety of topics, including community oriented policing, interview and interrogation, and time management. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of substance abuse issues and has recently presented to numerous groups and national organizations on the topic of electronically monitoring PSE sales.