On the Boards: May 2018

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS

Christen Boone and Theo Edmonds have been named to lead the Private Sector Network Council of the Americans for the Arts, a national nonprofit organization that works to advance the arts. Boone, who is president and CEO of Louisville’s Fund for the Arts, will serve as chair of the council. Edmonds, co-founder of IDEAS xLab in Louisville, will serve as vice chair.

AMERICA’S PUBLIC TELEVISION STATIONS

William J. Jones, a lay trustee for Kentucky Educational Television (KET), has been re-elected to the board of directors of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). APTS is a nonprofit membership organization that strives to ensure a strong and financially sound public television system.

ASHLAND COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Greg Jackson has been appointed to the board of directors for Ashland Community and Technical College. Jackson, of Ashland, is a human resources manager for Marathon Petroleum’s Catlettsburg refinery.

BROWN-FORMAN

Tracy Skeans has been elected to the board of directors of Brown-Forman. Skeans is chief transformation and people officer for Louisville-based Yum! Brands Inc.

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

Laura Schulte Babbage has been appointed to the Eastern Kentucky University board of regents. Babbage, of Lexington, is a chaplain for KentuckyOne Health/St. Joseph Hospital.

FARMERS NATIONAL BANK

Patti Powell, president of Stuart Powell Ford-Lincoln-Mazda in Danville, has been named to the Farmers National Bank board of directors.

FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY

■ The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has announced the following new appointments to its board of directors: Chair – Mark Carter, Passport Health, Louisville; Vice Chair – Allen K. Montgomery Jr., health-care executive, Louisville; Treasurer – Brent Wright, T.J. Sampson Family Medicine Center, Glasgow; and Secretary – Vivian Lasley-Bibbs, Kentucky Department of Public Health, Lexington.

JUVENILE JUSTICE ADVISORY BOARD

Alexys Bardonaro, Julie Reinhardt Ward, Maggie M. Krueger, Jontae Minor, Joan Lisa Byer, Michelle Oakley, Justin D. Miller, Kimberly Wiukenhofer Shumate and Christina Weeter have been appointed to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board. Bardonaro, of Lexington, is a student at the University of Kentucky and will represent youth under 24. Ward, of California, is a circuit judge in Campbell County. Krueger, of Columbia, is retired. Minor, of Madisonville, is a high school student and will represent youth under 24. Byer, of Louisville, is a family law mediator. Oakley, of Shelbyville, is director of special education for Shelby County Public Schools. Miller, of Louisville, is a social work professor at the University of Kentucky. Shumate, of Radcliff, is a district judge in Hardin County. Weeter, of Louisville, is the Division of Student Success director for the Kentucky Department of Education.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF HIGHWAY CONTRACTORS

■ The Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors has elected new officers and directors for 2018: Chair – F. Richard Hamilton, Hamilton-Hinkle Paving Co., Georgetown; Vice-Chair – Joe Dougherty, Louisville Paving and Construction Co., Louisville; Treasurer – Alan Bernard, Site-Safe LLC, Leitchfield; Board of Directors: Joseph Burchett II, Bush and Burchett Inc., Prestonsburg; Darren Cleary, Cleary Construction Inc., Tompkinsville; Lori Harper, Rogers Group Inc., Hopkinsville; Jason Jurgensen, John R. Jurgensen Co., Cincinnati, Ohio; Brett Kik, Charbon Contracting, Madisonville; Todd Loehnert, L.A. Surety Solutions, Louisville; Kris Mays, H.G. Mays Corp., Frankfort; Jeff Monohan, The Allen Co. Inc., Lexington; Chris Proffitt, Scott & Murphy Inc., Bowling Green; Mike Rogers, Mago Construction Co., Bardstown; Arthur Walker III, The Walker Co., Mount Sterling; Larry Winkleman, Hinkle Contracting Co., Paris; and John T. Yager, Yager Materials, Owensboro.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF HAIRDRESSERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS

Margaret Wheeler Meredith has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. Meredith, of Harrodsburg, is a certified public accountant. She will represent consumers.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS

Jeffrey L. Pumphrey has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners. Pumphrey, of Midway, is an equine veterinarian.

KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Lourdes C. Baez has been appointed as a member of the board of directors of the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Baez, of Louisville, is director of government relations and advocacy at Baptist Health.

KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION PERSONNEL STANDARDS AND EDUCATION

Michael Daron Britain has been appointed to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education. Britain, of Elizabethtown, is a professional firefighter with Louisville Fire and has also served for 10 years as a volunteer firefighter.

KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON MILITARY AFFAIRS

Brigadier General Benjamin F. Adams III has been designated vice chair of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs.  Adams, of Lexington, is commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs.

KENTUCKY EMPLOYERS’ MUTUAL INSURANCE

Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) has announced the following board officers: Chair – Brandon Voelker, Cold Spring; Vice Chair – Timothy Mauntel, Fort Mitchell; and Secretary – Rebecca Hedgspeth, Louisville.

KENTUCKY HERITAGE COUNCIL

Paul A. Tenkotte, Timothy C. Peters, Linda Ann Carroll and Judi Patton have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Heritage Council. Tenkotte, of Covington, is a professor of history and director of Northern Kentucky University’s Center for Public History. Peters, of Harrodsburg, has completed dozens of historic renovations and restorations and is founder of T.C. Peters Construction. Carroll, of Lexington, is vice president of Morgan Worldwide Consultants. Patton, of Pikeville, is the wife of former governor Paul Patton.

KENTUCKY HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY/KENTUCKY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN CORP.

Wesley Madison Cornett and Neil Lawrence Quinlan have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority board of directors and the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp. board of directors.  Cornett, of Waynesburg, is the former principal of Somerset High School. Quinlan, of Louisville, is a certified financial planner with ARGI Financial Group.

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF KENTUCKY

Kyle Melloan, Ann Bassoni and Audra Meighan have been named to the board of directors of Mental Health America of Kentucky.

NORTHERN KENTUCKY CONVENTION CENTER CORP.

Bart Porter has been appointed to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center Corp. board of directors. Porter, of Bellevue, is the CEO of GreatForce Insurance Agents LLC.

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

Mary R. Nixon and James Michael Rogers have been appointed to the University of Louisville board of trustees. Nixon, of Louisville, is a retired Yum! Brands Inc. finance executive. Rogers, of Prospect, is a retired Hilliard Lyons chief operating officer and executive vice president.

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.

Susan Moss has been named chair of the (Louisville) Waterfront Development Corp. board of directors. Moss, of Louisville, has served as vice president of corporate communications for Kindred Healthcare since 1996. 

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