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 Elected Officials 2011

Judge Executive

Al Mattingly is the Daviess County Judge/Executive and was sworn into office on January 3, 2011. 


In 1971, Judge Mattingly married Ms. Judy (Wolfe) and they have one son, Will.  


Judge Mattingly, born to Alfred and Commie Marie Mattingly on May 23, 1947, is the eldest of 12 siblings.  He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1965 and in 1969 received his Bachelors degree in Biology from Brescia College.  Judge Mattingly served in the United States Army from 1969 until 1972.    


In 2003 and 2007, Judge Mattingly was elected and served as an Owensboro City Commissioner.  In 2007, he served the Owensboro City Commission as Mayor Pro Tem.  


Judge Mattingly has always been active in his community and church, Our Lady of Lourdes.  He is a member of various civic and professional organizations.  He is President of a family-owned plumbing, heating, and cooling business, Acme Plumbing and Heating, Inc. 


Judge Mattingly welcomes citizen comments and may be reached at Daviess County Fiscal Court - 685-8424, home - 685-4876, or by e-mail -amattingly@daviessky.org. 

County Commissioner West

George Wathen is currently serving his first term as the Western Division County Commissioner. 


George and his wife Joanie have six children, Katie Edge, Mary O’Herron, Will, John, Ben and Christina Wathen, and five grandchildren


He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Institutional Administration. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Murray State University.  He has experience as a small business owner and management in a local manufacturing plant.


George has been involved in his community for many years. He coached youth sports for 24 years in the Catholic Youth Leagues. He is currently a member of the Board for The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce  and Treasurer of the Trinity Educational Radio Association (WIMM). He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, The Serra Club of Owensboro. He is a lifetime member of The Immaculate Catholic Church where he serves as a lector.

He can be reached at 270-685-8424 or 270-316-5883 or email.


County Commissioner Central

Charlie Castlen is serving his first term as Daviess County Commissioner Central Division. Previously, Charlie served 5 terms as an Owensboro City Commissioner, 4 of the 5, he served as Mayor Pro-Tem. Charlie is a graduate of Brescia University and is a self employed CPA with over 27 years of experience in banking, public accounting, and government. Charlie has been married to Lisa, his wife, for 25 + years. They have 3 children, Sarah, Theresa, and Daniel. Charlie is a social and fiscal conservative and is a committed friend of the taxpayer.

County Commissioner East

Jim Lambert is the Daviess County Commissioner, East Division.  Jim retired from the Daviess County Board of Education in 1998 as Assistant Superintendent of Personnel  after a thirty-nine year career in education. Jim is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education with minors in Biology and History. He also received his Master of Arts and Rank I in School Administration from Western Kentucky University.
He currently serves on the Volunteer Center Board and First Baptist Church's Personnel Committee. He has also been active in Big Brother/Big Sisters, American Red Cross, and the Audubon Youth Development Center. Jim and his wife Judy have a daughter, Kelly Moore.
He can be reached at 270-685-8424 or 270-685-2137 or e-mail.

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