In January 2009, Debbie Arnold accepted the appointment by Governor Steven Beshear to Executive Director of the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board (KCCRB). As the Executive Director, Ms. Arnold is responsible for coordinating all behavioral health crisis response services for the Commonwealth following disasters and critical incidents. Ms. Arnold has been an active KCCRB team member since 1998, responding to numerous disasters and critical incidents. She has extensive experience in implementing crisis counseling programs following presidentially declared disasters. Ms. Arnold has a broad band of professional experiences to include: Staff Psychologist, Central State Hospital; School Support Specialist, Bluegrass Comprehensive Care; Counselor, KY Employee Assistance Program; Personnel Administrator, Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Executive Staff Advisor, Kentucky State Police; Executive Director, Office of Personnel Management, KY Transportation Cabinet.