From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Roberts, Erwin

(born: 1972) 

In 2004, Erwin Roberts was the first Director of Homeland Security in Kentucky. Later that year he was named Secretary of the Personnel Cabinet by Governor Fletcher. He resigned from that position in 2006, the same year that he was named to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees; his term expired in 2012.

Roberts is a graduate of Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky Law School. He was an attorney with Frost Brown Todd LLC in the Louisville, KY office. He has served as Assistant U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Kentucky and as Fayette County Assistant Commonwealth Attorney. In 2010, he opened his law practice in Louisville, KY. He is currently First Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in the Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.

For more see Kentucky Government Press Release, "Personnel Cabinet Secretary Erwin Roberts resigns," 5/03/2006; Erwin Roberts at the Office of Commonwealth's Attorney webpage; "Erwin Roberts" on the website; and  contact the Erwin Robers Law Office in Louisville.

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