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Shawn Sparks


Director, Communications

Shawn Sparks oversees the Communications Division of the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority where he leads a team of creative professionals responsible for driving KPPA's communication efforts, including content development for the KPPA website and social media outlets; creating, editing, and distributing KPPA publications; planning for crisis communications; and assisting the KPPA Executive Director with government and media relations and educational outreach efforts. He also serves as the agency's primary contact for the Constituent Services Offices of all elected officials and other state agencies, and conducts daily legislative tracking and analysis of retirement-related bills during all Kentucky General Assembly sessions.

Prior to joining KPPA in 2001, Shawn spent seven years as a broadcast producer/writer for a Louisville-based independent video production company. Shawn has bachelor's degrees in Broadcasting/Communications and Political Science from Western Kentucky University, and an MBA from Morehead State University.​

1260 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (800) 928-4646

Fax: (502) 696-8822

Example: 555-555-5555


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