Jitter Allen’s 30 years of experience in working with state government began with two terms as State Representative for Kentucky’s 95th Legislative District, where he served as Vice Chairman of the Natural Resources and Chairman of the Federal Surface Mining Subcommittees and a member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Appropriations and Revenue Committee, and the Kentucky Democratic Executive Committee. He left the legislature to serve as Principal Assistant for the Cabinet for Human Resources under Governor John Y. Brown. He then served Governor Martha Layne Collins as Senior Administrative Assistant and liaison with the General Assembly. Following the Collins Administration, he joined KAM as director of the association’s Frankfort operations. He specializes in general business issues.