Vantage Point – Kentucky Commissioner of Insurance. Sharon Clark is the Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Commissioner Clark was appointed to the post in 2008 and again in 2012. Prior to becoming Commissioner, she was the first director of the “consumer protection and education division” at the department, a position she held for 5 years. Clark served as the chair of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange Advisory Board during its inaugural year and continues as a board member. She is also a member of the Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board. On a national level she is the Vice President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. She is also past secretary-treasurer of the National Insurance Producer Registry, Board of Directors and is interim chair of the Surplus Lines Multi-State Compliance Compact. Prior to being appointed Commissioner, she worked at the Kentucky Finance and Administration cabinet. She also held positions for the Kentucky House of Representatives, the Public Service Commission and the former Workforce Development Cabinet. Clark earned both a bachelor and masters degrees from the University of Kentucky.