Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles
By Karen Baird
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock has been elected vice president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF KENTUCKIANA
The following individuals have been elected to the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana: John Gant, Carbide Industries LLC; Diane Seaman, Wellpoint Inc.; Thomas Johnson, Norton Healthcare; Scott Dingle, Ameriprise Financial; Reginald Bruce, University of Louisville; Dr. Bernard Minnis, Bellarmine University; and Sara Martineson, UPS.
EDUCATION LAW ASSOCIATION
William E. Thro, chief legal adviser for the University of Kentucky, has been named president of the Education Law Association, one of the nation’s premier sources of information on education law.
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS COMMISSION
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Martin E. Johnston and Richard L. Masters to serve on the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. Johnston, of Prospect, is a Supreme Court Justice and represents the auditor of public accounts. Masters, of Goshen, is an attorney and will represent the governor.
The Fayette Alliance, a coalition of citizens dedicated to achieving sustainable growth in Lexington-Fayette County through land use advocacy, education, and promotion has announced its board of directors for 2012-2013: Chairman – Don Robinson, Winter Quarter Farm; Secretary – John Phillips, Darby Dan Farm; Treasurer – Greg Goodman, Mt. Brilliant Farm; Jimmy Bell, Darley; Price Bell Jr., Nicoma Bloodstock; Todd Clark, Clark Farms; Susan Enlow, Greenbrier Neighborhood Association; Thomas Gaines, Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds; Gay Haggin VanMeter, Polo in the Park; Dave Harper, Sequoia Farm; Stan Harvey, Urban Collage; Barry Holmes, Lexington Housing Authority; Patrick McGee, Churchill McGee LLP; Tom Poskin, Huntington Bank; Sam Razor, Allies of the Alliance; Walt Robertson, Keeneland Association Inc.; Sasha Sanan, Padua Stables; David Switzer, KTA; Jack van Nagell, Brookfield Farm; Griffin VanMeter, Bullhorn Inc.; and Holly Wiedemann, AU Associates.
GLOBALIZATION AND LOCALIZATION ASSOCIATION
Terena Bell has been elected to serve a two-year term on the board of directors of the Globalization and Localization Association. Bell, who will be the only American to serve on the board, is chief executive officer of In Every Language, a language translation and interpretation company that has its main offices in Louisville and New York.
KEENELAND CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE
Chris Cashen, Ken Hold and Mary Quinn Ramer have been elected to the executive board of the Keeneland Concourse d’Elegance, a classic car show held on the grounds of Keeneland Race Course in Lexington.
KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Kimberly G. Sickles to the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. Sickles, of Louisville, is a Realtor at Sickles Inc. Realty.
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK FOUNDATION
The following individuals have been elected to serve as officers of the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation, the nonprofit, philanthropic arm of the Kentucky Horse Park that helps support the needs of the park: Chair – Caroline H. Boone, Vice Chair – Linda L. Green, Secretary – Jane K. Beshear, Treasurer – Orson Oliver, Commission Chair – Alston M. Kerr, Executive Director – Laura Harrison Klumb. Board members include: Lisa Ball, Rogers Beasley, Nina Bonnie, Andrew Clark, Nancy Cole, Kip Cornett, Mary Anne Cronan, Roger Dalton, LuLu Lenihan Davis, Dave Fishback, George Jeffrey Fisk, Jennie Garlington, Mary F. Glasscock, Clay Green, Dell Hancock, Timothy Haymaker, Bill Hilliard, William Hintze, William C. Hurt, Andrew Jacobs, Meg Jewett, Becky Jordan, Alston Kerr, Elizabeth LeBus Lang, Deirdre Lyons, Zeff Maloney, Ann McBrayer, Kathy Meyer, Judy Miller, Misdee Wrigley Miller, Robert Morgan, Allen Northcutt, Mary Jane Nuckols, Lynn Pedigo, P.G. Peeples, Catharine Peterson, Nicole Pieratt, Michelle Primm, Tom Riddle, William G. Robbins, Walt Robertson, Justin Sautter, Martha Slaughter, Dan Stewart, Donna Ward, Mary Wathen, Benny Bell Williams and Steve Wilson.
KENTUCKY TRAVEL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
The following individuals have been elected as officers on the 2013 Kentucky Travel Industry Association board of directors: Chair – Sherry Murphy, executive director – Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau; Chair-Elect – Barbara Dozier, vice president of sales and marketing – Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau; Treasurer – Grady Walter, co-owner – Stablemate Creative, Lexington; Secretary – Jerry Summers, director of community relations – Jim Beam, Clermont; Immediate Past Chair – Jim Wood, president and chief executive officer – Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Also elected as members to the Kentucky Travel Industry Association board of directors were: Jay Cary, Sulphur Creek Resort; Mary Hammond, Paducah-McCracken County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Mary Quinn Ramer, Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau; John Shake, Crowne Plaza Louisville; Ann Stewart, Glasgow-Barren County Tourist Commission; Nancy Turner, Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission; Marnie Walters, Woodford Reserve; Cindy Wheat, Paintsville Tourist Commission; and Sandra Wilson, Horse Cave-Hart County Tourist Commission.
LEXINGTON CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
Martin Rothchild has been appointed to the board of directors of the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is general manager of the Hilton Lexington/Downtown.
LOUISVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
Donald Lassere has been appointed to the Greater Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau Commission, the policy-making body of the bureau. Lassere is the new president and chief executive officer of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Robert Brown, a partner in the Louisville law office of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, has been elected to the U.S. Department of Commerce 2013 District Export Council National Steering Committee.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY GLUCK EQUINE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Case Clay has been named chair of the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation’s board of directors. Clay is president and chief executive officer of Three Chimneys Farm in Lexington.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr., of Shelbyville, has been elected as national president of the University of Louisville Alumni Association.
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