About Kevin Triplett

Kevin was elected to represent District 15 in November 2018. While Iroquois Park, Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville are familiar landmarks in the District, its neighborhoods include South Louisville, Cloverleaf, Hazelwood, Wilder Park, Lucky Horseshoe, Oakdale, St. Joseph, Wheatmore, Nichols Meadow, Jacob and Taylor-Berry.

In 2019, he sevres as Vice Chair of the Metro Council's Community affairs Committee and is a member of the Planning and Zoning, Parks and Sustainability and Appropriations Committees.

A native of Louisville, Kevin has lived most of his entire life within District 15 in & around the Churchill Downs / Taylor Blvd area.  Kevin attended Frazer Elementary School, Doss High School – majored in Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University and enjoyed a 12 year career in Radio.  Kevin began his second career in 1989 as the Marketing Director of the City of Louisville’s Otter Creek Park / Parks Department.

In 2001 he accepted the position of Legislative Assistant to the Louisville Board of Alderman – and later, Metro Council.  In this role he enjoyed and studied the unique relationship between the community and local government which became his passion.  Returning to school, Kevin pursued, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Workforce Leadership Development from the University of Louisville and had compiled a 28-year service record with city government, before announcing his intention to run for the District 15 Council seat in 2018.  

A single father, Kevin enjoys spending time with his daughter, taking in Bats baseball games, U of L baseball & football games – visiting the VFW Post talking with veterans - but spends as much time in the summer months at the lake & family farm in Breckenridge County.  Kevin is a member of Kenwood Baptist / Victory Memorial Church and regularly reads his bible, Mark Twain, and Theodor Roosevelt.