On the Boards: January 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

ASSOCIATION OF TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT AND APPLIED ENGINEERING

Lindsay Childs has been elected to serve as the student member of the board of directors for the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering, a collegiate accrediting agency and a professional organization with more than 1,000 student and professional members. Childs is pursuing her Master of Science degree in Engineering and Technology Management at Morehead State University.

BLUE GRASS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Richard Wehrle has been elected to the board of directors of the Blue Grass Community Foundation, a public charity that supports the quality of life in Central and Appalachia Kentucky through philanthropy and civic engagement. Wehrle is a member of the law firm of Stites & Harbison, based in the Lexington office.

DRI

Stephanie M. Wurdock, an attorney with Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney PLLC in Lexington, has been appointed second vice chair of the DRI Young Lawyers Committee for 2018-2019. DRI is a leading organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel.

GOD’S PANTRY FOOD BANK

The following individuals have been elected to serve on the board of directors of God’s Pantry Food Bank in Lexington: Colmon Elridge III, Kentucky Education Association; Scott McCauley, Limestone Bank; and Paul B. Mulhollem, Clairebrook Farms.

GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Thomas T. Noland Jr. has been appointed to the Governor’s Scholars Program board of directors. Noland, of Louisville, is senior vice president of Louisville-based Humana Inc.

GREATER LOUISVILLE INC.

Greater Louisville Inc. has announced the following new appointments to its board of directors: Charles Scholtz, Brown-Forman; Kevin Smith, Beam Suntory; Aimee Jewel, University of Louisville; Karl Schmitt, Louisville Sports Commission; and Glenn Sullivan, Sullivan University System. Scholtz and Purna Veer, of V-Soft Consulting, have been named to the nonprofit organization’s executive committee.

KEENELAND

Everett Dobson, S. Walker Hancock Jr. and W. Gray Lyster IV have been named to Keeneland’s advisory board of directors. Dobson is the owner of Candy Meadows Farm near Lexington. Hancock is president of Claiborne Farm, near Paris. Lyster is co-general manager of Ashview Farm, near Versailles.

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL FINANCE CORP.

Jonathan T. Noe and Donna M. Amburgey have been appointed to the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp. board of directors. Noe, of Lancaster, is the vice president and chief lending officer for the Central Kentucky Agricultural Credit Association. Amburgey, of Mt. Sterling, is a retired marketing and assistant security officer for Whitaker Bank and the co-owner of Amburgey’s Charolais Farm. 

KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON MILITARY AFFAIRS

Kelli N. Pendleton and James T. Iacocca have been appointed to the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. Pendleton, of Hopkinsville, is president and CEO of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. Iacocca, of Fisherville, is president and CEO of the Knox Regional Development Alliance.

KENTUCKY EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION

Taylor Allen Payne has been appointed to the Kentucky Emergency Response Commission. Payne, of Lexington, is an assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth’s Office of the Attorney General.

KENTUCKY FILM COMMISSION

Raymond Carcione and Lisa Fath have been appointed to the Kentucky Film Commission. Carcione, of Louisville, is president and owner of Kentucky Chrome Works LLC. Fath, of Lexington, is a pageant coordinator and real estate agent.

KENTUCKY LEAGUE OF CITIES

■ The Kentucky League of Cities has announced its 2019 board and officers: President – Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell, Mayfield; First Vice President – Mayor Bill Dieruf, Jeffersontown; Second Vice President – Mayor Troy Rudder, London; KLC Executive Director/CEO – Jonathan Steiner; Immediate Past President – Mayor Jim Barnes, Richmond. Board: Mayor Dan Bell, Taylor Mill; Mayor Rita Dotson, Benton; Mayor Jeff Edwards, Monticello; Councilmember Marty Fulkerson, Elizabethtown; Chief Guy Howie, Glasgow; Mayor Michael Hughes, Auburn; Commissioner Pamela Smith-Wright, Owensboro; Mayor Les Stapleton, Prestonsburg; Mayor Brian Traugott, Versailles; Mayor Martin Voiers, Flemingsburg; Mayor Bruce Wilkerson, Bowling Green; City Administrator Tim Williams, Crestview Hills; and Mayor Jan Yonts, Greenville.

KENTUCKY PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH TRUST FUND BOARD

Dr. John August D’Orazio and Heather D. Shaw have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Pediatric Cancer Research Trust Fund Board. D’Orazio, of Lexington, is a physician-scientist at the University of Kentucky. Shaw, of Lexington, is the development director at the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass.

KENTUCKY STATE LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES AND RECORDS COMMISSION

Christi Garner Unker, Connie Cobb, Shamara Jackson and James Ebert have been appointed to the State Libraries, Archives and Records Commission. Unker, of La Grange, is a librarian for the Kentucky School for the Blind. Cobb, of Georgetown, is a librarian/media specialist for Clark County High School. Jackson, of Lexington, is a records manager with Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Ebert, of Richmond, is the police chief for the Richmond Police Department.

LEGAL MARKETING ASSOCIATION

Lauren Parsons has been selected to serve as director of outreach for the Legal Marketing Association’s Southeast region board of directors. Parsons is director of marketing and client relations for the Lexington law firm of Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney PLLC.

LEXARTS

■ LexArts, which serves as the Lexington area’s arts council and united arts fund, has selected seven new members to its board of directors: David Bugg, Toyota; John E. Cole III, African American Forum; Emily Downey, Alltech; Stefania Greene, Fayette District Court; Ana Maldonado-Coomer, Work and Play; Christa Marrillia, Keeneland; and Jeff Murphy, KentuckyOne Health. Continuing LexArts board members for FY 2019 are: James Brown, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council; Julia Offutt Cauthen, Julia O. Cauthen Bloodstock; Brian L. Frye, University of Kentucky; Enrique Gonzalez, artist; Gina Greathouse, Commerce Lexington; Astarré Gudino, independent consultant; Catherine Ladd Kenneally, Cross Gate Gallery; Donald Mason, The Lyric Theatre; Steve Matherly, Fifth Third Bank; Marc A. Mathews, Transylvania University; Connie Miller, Group CJ; Becky Neal Ochenkoski, tribeca trunk; Jeremy Paden, Transylvania University; Mary Quinn Ramer, VisitLEX; Jon Stewart, Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance; and Frank X. Walker, poet, professor and playwright.

LIMESTONE BANCORP INC.

Celia Catlett has been appointed to the board of directors for Limestone Bancorp and Limestone Bank. Catlett, of Louisville, serves as general counsel and is a member of the executive team at Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse Inc.

MEDICAL ASSISTING EDUCATION REVIEW BOARD

Jill Ferrari has been appointed to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Ferrari is program director of Sullivan University’s medical assistant program at the school’s Lexington campus.

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