On the Boards: Nov. 2018

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Mauritia Kamer has been selected to chair the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana chapter. Andrea Whelan, of Louisville, has been named to the board and will serve a two-year term.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Palmer “Gene” Vance II, has been named chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. Vance is a partner with the law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden.

COMMONWEALTH COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Paul Hitchcock has been named to the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities. Hitchcock is general manager of Morehead State Public Radio.

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LIQUOR ADMINISTRATORS

■ Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner Christine Trout-Van Tatenhove has been named to the Executive Council of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) as a chairperson of the Southern region. The NCSLA represents alcoholic beverage regulatory agencies in the United States, District of Columbia and other local jurisdictions.

HOPE CENTER

■ The Hope Center, which provides emergency shelter, food and clothing for those in need in Lexington, has announced its 2018-2019 board of directors: Chair – Cathy Jacobs; Vice Chair – Bill Rouse; Vice Chair – Linda Ball; Secretary – George Wallace; and Treasurer
John McCarty.

KENTUCKY AIRPORT ZONING COMMISSION

James Bradford Schwandt has been appointed to the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission. Schwandt, of Louisville, is director of aircraft maintenance for UPS.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF ARCHITECTS

Fort Mitchell architect Joseph Ahrens Hayes has been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Board of Architects.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Kevin E. Neal, Robbie Smither, Ashley Powell and Tracey Park have been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. Neal, of Benton, is the judge/executive of Marshall County. Smither, of Shelbyville, is a paramedic with Procarent/Yellow Ambulance. Powell, of Eubank, is a paramedic and executive director of Lincoln County EMS. Park, of Eminence, is a registered nurse and staff member of the Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy.

KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON MILITARY AFFAIRS

Brig. Gen. (Ret) Jim Iacocca has been named as the new board chairman of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. Iacocca is president and CEO of the Knox Regional Development Alliance.

KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

Karen Finan and Damon Van Allen have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System board of regents. Finan, of Fort Mitchell, is president and CEO of the Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance. Van Allen, of Covington, is senior vice president and community investment officer for Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati.

KENTUCKY HERITAGE COUNCIL

Jon Park, James Claypool and Betsy Kuster have been appointed to the Kentucky Heritage Council. Park, of Eminence, is director of constituent services for the governor’s office. Claypool, of Park Hills, is a retired college history professor. Kuster, of Paris, is a farmer.

KENTUCKY PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Melanie Ann Story and Lindsay Villalobos have been appointed to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Advisory Committee. Story, of Simpsonville, is a family physician with Genesis 1 Health. Villalobos, of Lexington, is a clinical pharmacist with University of Kentucky Healthcare.

KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

John Edward Chilton and David Lee Harris have been appointed to the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees. Chilton, of Louisville, is the Kentucky state budget director. Harris, of Nicholasville, is the CEO of MidSouth Capital Asset Management LLC.

LEADERSHIP LOUISVILLE CENTER

The Leadership Louisville Center has announced its new officers and board members for the coming year: Chair – Ken Selvaggi, WAVE 3 News; Chair-elect – David Hardy, CBRE Louisville; Vice Chair – Scott Colosi, Texas Roadhouse; Vice Chair – Jennifer Hancock, Volunteers of America; Vice Chair – Tim Quick, GE Appliances; Vice Chair – Brian Reynolds, Archdiocese of Louisville; Vice Chair – Cynthia Williams, Brown-Forman Corp.; Secretary/Treasurer – Jaleigh White, Hilliard Lyons; Immediate Past Chair – Jennifer Hughes, DMLO CPAs; and Counsel –  Geoffrey White, Frost Brown Todd. Joining the board of directors for a three-year term are: Christy Ames, Republic Bank; Mark Carter, Passport Health Plan; Jim Irving, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Greg Pope, EY; Chad Smith, Courier-Journal, Gannett Co., Inc.; and Stacey Wade, Nimbus.

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD

Brian Wells has joined the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board. Wells is a partner in the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs.

LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL INVESTMENT & SUPPORT GROUP

Steve Higdon has joined the board of directors of the Louisville Basketball Investment & Support Group, an organization that is working to put Louisville in a strong position to attract a professional basketball team.

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY

Sanford Holbrook has been appointed to the Morehead State University board of regents. Holbrook, a graduate of MSU, is superintendent of Robertson County Schools.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

Brian Miller has been named secretary of the National Association of Home Builders Executive Officers Council. Miller is executive vice president of the Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky,

PAPA JOHN’S INTERNATIONAL INC.

Olivia Kirtley has been named chairwoman of the Papa John’s International Inc. board of directors.

TEXAS ROADHOUSE

Curtis Warfield has been named to the board of directors of Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse. Warfield, of Louisville, is chief audit executive at Anthem Inc.

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

Robert M. “Mike” Duncan, of Inez, has been appointed to serve on the board of governors of the United States Postal Service.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Attorney Kimberly Scott McCann, of Ashland, has been appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees.

WORLD TRADE CENTER KENTUCKY

The World Trade Center Kentucky has appointed four new directors to its board: Roberto Fuentes – vice president, Valvoline International; Sarah Olive – international business development analyst, Big Ass Fans; Will Snell – co-director, Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program, University of Kentucky; and Stewart Ditto – president, Kentucky Aerospace Industry Consortium.

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