ASSOCIATION OF ARTS ADMINISTRATION EDUCATORS
■ Yuha Jung has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of Arts Administration Educators. Jung is an assistant professor of arts administration at the University of Kentucky.
■ Marisa E. Main and Scott Keen have been elected to the board of directors for Blackacre Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the history nature preserve and historic homestead in Jefferson County. Main is an attorney in Dinsmore & Shohl’s litigation department. Keen is employed by Limestone Bank, where he works in the compliance department.
■ Peter Garrison has been named secretary for the board of directors of Centerstone, a national not-for-profit health-care organization that supports individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues. Garrison, of Louisville, is the client managing director at Equian.
FAYETTE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
■ Marshall Hixson has been elected president of the Fayette County Bar Association. Hixson is counsel with Stites & Harbison, working in the torts and insurance practice service group of the firm’s Lexington office.
FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY
■ Lawrence Prybil has been named to the board of directors of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Prybil is the former associate dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and currently serves as a community professor in the UK College of Public Health.
KENTUCKY EQUINE EDUCATION PROJECT
■ The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has announced the following appointments to its board of directors: Chair – Doug Cauthen, Doug Cauthen Thoroughbred Management LLC; Vice Chair – Ken Jackson, Kentuckiana Farms and Lexington Selected Sales Co.; and Legislative Committee Chair – Corey Johnsen. Newly appointed board members include: Kiki Courtelis, Town & Country Farms; David Ingordo, Ingordo Bloodstock Services; Dan Real, Caesar’s Entertainment; and Adrian Wallace, Coolmore America at Ashford Stud.
KENTUCKY HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY/KENTUCKY HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN CORP.
■ Gerald J. Plappert Jr., Rene Brown, and Charles B. Vinson 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. Plappert, of Louisville, is a business investor. Brown, of Louisville, is a health-care executive and pastor. Vinson, of Murray, is retired.
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK FOUNDATION
■ Andy Jacobs has been elected vice chair of the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation board of directors. Jacobs is an attorney with Stites & Harbison in Lexington.
KENTUCKY OIL AND GAS ASSOCIATION
■ The Kentucky Oil and Gas Association has announced its new executive committee for 2018-2020: President – Mark Hughes, Hughes Land LLC; President-Elect – Maverick Bentley, EQT Corp.; Immediate Past President – Maurice Royster, EQT Corp.; Treasurer – John Henderson, Stoll Keenon Ogden. The Class of 2019 board of directors includes: Wes Cate, Eco-Energy; Stacee Dover, CountryMark Refining and Logistics; Nan Hamilton, Stand Energy Corp.; Doug Hyden, Clean Gas Processing; Bryan Reynolds, Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller; Maurice Royster, EQT Corp.; Mark Sanders, EnerBlu; Rudy Vogt, Cumberland Valley Resources; and Jed Weinberg, Core Appalachia Operating. The Class of 2020 board of directors includes: Jason Bentley, MMLK Government Solutions; Mike Gibbons, CountryMark Energy Resources; Karen Greenwell, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs; Jerry Howard, Boss Cementing; Mark Hughes, Hughes Land; Mark Pierce, Nytis Exploration Co.; Bobby Short, United American Energy; Mike Wallen, WMD; and
J. Kevin West, Steptoe & Johnson. The Class of 2021 board of directors includes: Bill Barr, BlackRidge Resource Partners; Maverick Bentley, EQT Production Co.; Will Graham, Core Appalachia Operating; Jessica Greathouse, Core Appalachia Operating; John Henderson, Stoll Keenon Ogden; Zachary Hughes, Hughes Land; Virginia (GiGi) Lazenby, Bretagne; George Mason, George Mason Law Firm; and Matt Sheppard, Chesapeake Energy.
KENTUCKY STATE CORRECTIONS COMMISSION
■ Leon Heaton, Susan Grey Smith and Jason Dean Crockett have been appointed as members of the Kentucky State Corrections Commission. Heaton, of Frenchburg, is the director of outpatient services for Addiction Recovery Care. Smith, of Lexington, is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Crockett, of West Paducah, works for Stratemeyer Media.
KENTUCKIANS FOR BETTER TRANSPORTATION
■ Kentuckians for Better Transportation has announced its new leadership for 2018-2019: Chair – Phil Annis, former president of Mountain Enterprises; First Vice President – Rod England, Scotty’s Contracting and Stone; Second Vice President – Mark Day, Blue Grass Airport; Treasurer – Grant Gabbard, The Allen Co.; Board Member at Large – Randy Palmer, Palmer Engineering; and Immediate Past Chair – Crissy Fiscus, ARGI.
LOUISVILLE SPORTS COMMISSION
■ The Louisville Sports Commission has announced its new officers for the coming year: Chair – John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures; Vice Chair – Lannette VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health; Secretary – Daniel Cameron, Frost Brown Todd; Treasurer – Phil Poindexter, Stock Yards Bank & Trust; Immediate Past Chair – David Wombwell, US Bank. New board members include: Jai Bokey, V-Soft Consulting Group Inc.; Allison Brown, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLC; Kim Cleary, GE Appliances; Tom Delacenserie, Kentucky Lottery; Garett Jackson, Kindred Healthcare; and Michael Miller, Humana. Elected to serve a one-year term on the executive committee were: Lee Ann Barney, Trilogy Health Services; Cleo Battle, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau; Daniel Cameron, Frost Brown Todd; Travis Doster, Texas Roadhouse; Brett Hale, Beam Suntory; Steve Hester, Norton Healthcare; Phil Poindexter, Stock Yards Bank & Trust; Michael Poynter, Kentucky Venues; Marty Storch, Louisville Metro; Lannette VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health; John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures; and David Wombwell, US Bank.
METRO UNITED WAY
■ Louis R. Straub II and Rudy Spencer have been named campaign chair and co-chair, respectively, of the Metro (Louisville) United Way 2018 community campaign.
PREVENT CHILD ABUSE KENTUCKY
■ Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky has announced the following officers for the coming year: President – Dr. Jaime Pittenger, UK Children’s Hospital; Vice President – Carrie D. Wiese, City of Somerset; Secretary/Treasurer – Jordan Parker, Traditional Bank. New board members include: Dawn Harlow, Kentucky League of Cities; Bryan McFarland, Kentucky Public Radio; Renee Sartin, Campbellsville University; Elizabeth Starr, WellCare Health Plans of Kentucky; and Ashli Watts, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE
■ The Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture has elected Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles to serve as vice president for 2018-2019.
STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS
■ James O. “Hap” Strunk, of Stearns, has been appointed as a member of the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
STOCK YARDS BANCORP
■ John L. Schutte has joined the board of directors of Louisville-based Stock Yards Bancorp Inc. and Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. Schutte is chief executive officer of Louisville-based GeriMed Inc., a nationwide group-purchasing organization specializing in long-term care pharmacy services.