AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Mark F. Sommer has been appointed vice chair of the state and local taxes committee for the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. Sommer is an attorney with Frost Brown Todd’s regional, state and local tax and incentive group in Louisville.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF RETINA SPECIALISTS
Dr. Thomas Stone, partner and retina specialist with Retina Associates of Kentucky in Lexington, has been named the 2013 editor of the Preferences and Trends Survey of the American Society of Retina Specialists.
ASHLAND COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Leigh Gross Latherow has been appointed to the board of directors of Ashland Community and Technical College. Latherow, of Ashland, is an attorney at VanAntwerp, Monge, Jones, Edwards & McCann LLP.
ASSOCIATION OF RACING COMMISSIONERS INTERNATIONAL
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Executive Director John T. Ward has been named chairman-elect of the Association of Racing Commissioners International.
CIRCUIT JUDGES EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Circuit Court Judge David A. Tapp, who serves Lincoln, Pulaski and Rockcastle counties, has been appointed chairman of the Circuit Judges Education Committee.
CONFERENCE OF STATE BANK SUPERVISORS
Charles Vice, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, has been named chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
The Federal Reserve Bank of Louisville has announced the following changes to its Louisville Branch board of directors: Jon A. Lawson, president, CEO and chairman of Bank of Ohio County in Beaver Dam, has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board. Chairman of the Louisville branch board is Gerald R. Martin, vice president and managing member of River Hill Capital LLC in Louisville. Also serving on the board are Malcolm Bryant, president of The Malcolm Bryant Corp. in Owensboro; David P. Heintzman, chairman and CEO of Stock Yard Bank & Trust Co. in Louisville; Gary A. Ransdell, president of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green; and Kevin Shurn, president and owner of Superior Maintenance Co. in Elizabethtown.
GARDEN CLUB OF KENTUCKY
Joanna Dunlap Kirby, of Lancaster, has been named president of the Garden Club of Kentucky Inc. Kirby will represent Kentucky on the National Garden Club board.
INTERNATIONAL WAREHOUSE LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION
Paul Verst, president and CEO of Walton-based Verst Group Logistics, has been named chairman of the International Warehouse Logistics Association for 2013-2014.
JEFFERSON COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
James L. Lancaster and Mary S. Moseley have been named to the board of directors of the Jefferson Community and Technical College. Lancaster, of Glenview, is CEO of Lantech.com LLC. Moseley, of Louisville, is the owner of Al J. Schneider Co.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF NURSING
Dina Byers, of Hardin, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Byers is an assistant professor at Murray State University.
KENTUCKY GRAPE AND WINE COUNCIL
Patsy E. Wilson, Ann B. McBrayer and Ann E. Karsner have been appointed to the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council. Wilson, of Lexington, is an extension specialist of viticulture at the University of Kentucky. McBrayer, also of Lexington, is president of Kentucky Eagle Inc. Karsner, of Willisburg, is vice president of Horse Bend Vineyards.
KENTUCKY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Roxann Fry, Srini Matam and Sens. Jimmy Higdon and Paul Hornback to the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board. Fry, of Bowling Green, is a senior economic development consultant for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Matam, of Lexington, is general manager at Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America.
PARK COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Mark A. Loyd has been elected as chair of the board of directors for Louisville-based Park Community Federal Credit Union. Loyd is a partner with the law firm of Bingham, Greenebaum Doll LLP.
PEOPLES EXCHANGE BANK
David Roberts, James (Jimmy) Richardson and John Lankford have joined the advisory board of directors of Peoples Exchange Bank in Georgetown. Roberts has been a banker in Scott County since 1978, serving as president of First National Bank, Citizens Bank and Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. Richardson is a retired field superintendent with 38 years of service with Kentucky Utilities Co. Lankford is an attorney with the private firm of Lankford & Lankford.