The award recognizes Knapp as a transformative leader who has improved standards of care for Kentucky’s aging population by championing innovative models of elder care.
Date Published: 3/7/2016
• Kentucky Human Rights Commissioner Robert Asseo has been named the recipient of the Louisville Division FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for 2015.
Asseo, a native of Puerto Rico, arrived in the Northern Kentucky area in 1986, speaking only broken English. He is currently a field service manager at Delta Air Lines and is commissioner of the 6th District for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.
Commissioner Asseo, a citizen of Florence, became the first Hispanic to be appointed to the Kentucky Human Rights Commission in 2007.
In April, Asseo will join Directors’ Community Leadership Award recipients selected by other FBI field offices across the nation at an award ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
The FBI annually presents the Director’s Community Leadership Award on behalf of its director, James B. Comey. Established in 1990, the award honors individuals and organizations for their efforts to prevent crime, terrorism, drugs, and violence and to further law enforcement efforts in their communities.
• Dr. Keith Knapp, president and chief executive officer of Christian Care Communities, has been honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. The award recognizes Knapp as a transformative leader who has improved standards of care for Kentucky’s aging population by championing innovative models of elder care.
As president and CEO of Christian Care Communities, Knapp has led the design and development of senior living communities like The Homeplace at Midway, Kentucky’s first Green House residence and Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods, an assisted senior care community with the Helping Hands respite center for Alzheimer’s care.
Knapp also served as a member of Gov. Steve Beshear’s Institute for Aging, advising and supporting program and policy development aimed at improving elder care at the state level.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo
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