On the Boards: March 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

BANK OF THE BLUEGRASS & TRUST CO.

Taunya Phillips has been named to Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co.’s advisory board. Phillips is senior associate director, new ventures and alliances in the University of Kentucky’s Office of Technology Commercialization.

BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY

■ The Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky has announced its officers for 2019: President – Tom Withorn, Craftsmen by Design; Immediate Past President – John Curtin, Paul Hemmer Co.; Vice President – Ross Kreutzjans, Kreutzjans Construction Co.; Secretary/Treasurer – Jarron Fischer, Fischer Homes; Associate Presidents – John Cain, Wiseway Supply, and Mike Riegler, Riegler Blacktop. Directors: Shad Sletto, Al. Neyer; Ben Taylor, Drees Homes; Ted Vogelpohl, Geotechnology Inc.; Fred Cernetisch, Pella; Doug Roberts, Watson Gravel; Jon Baute, ABC Supply; Ryan Stoffel, Fischer Homes; and Amy Kennedy, Sibcy Cline Realtors.

COMMUNITY TRUST BANK INC.

Eddie Lee Hazelwood Jr. has been named to the advisory board of Community Trust Bank’s Campbellsville market.

FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY

Marianne Smith Edge has been named to the board of directors of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Edge, of Owensboro, is a registered dietitian and founder of The AgriNutrition Edge, a food and agriculture communications consulting firm.

GEORGETOWN COLLEGE

Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, has been named chairman of the Georgetown College board of trustees. Bank executive Bob Mills has been named vice chairman of the board.

KENTUCKY APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL

The following individuals have been appointed to the Kentucky Apprenticeship Council: Frances J. Feltner, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health; Jon B. Dougherty, Amteck; Julie D. Wischer, Sandefur Center; Jennifer A. Lindon, Hazard Community and Technical College; Aaron Thompson Jr., Council on Postsecondary Education; and Donald Ray Adkins Jr., Davis H. Elliott Inc.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAUS

■ The Kentucky Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus has announced its officers for 2019:  President – Eric Summe, meetNKY/Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau; Vice President – Nancy Turner, Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission; Secretary – Janette Marson, Lake Cumberland Tourism Commission; Treasurer – Erin Carrico, Murray Convention & Visitors Bureau; Immediate Past President – Troy Beam, Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist Commission.

KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU

■ The Kentucky Farm Bureau has announced its officers and new board members for 2019: President – Mark Haney, Pulaski County; First Vice President – Eddie Melton, Webster County; Second Vice President – Sharon Furches, Calloway County. Newly elected board members include: Ray Allan Mackey, Hardin County; Mark Kinsey, Grant County; and Tyler Ferguson, Johnson County.

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY AIRPORT

Buckner “Buck” Hinkle Jr. has been appointed to a four-year term on the board of directors of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport. Hinkle, an attorney, serves as a director, vice president and general counsel for Hinkle Holding Co.

LUMINA FOUNDATION

Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, has been named to Lumina Foundation’s quality credentials task force. The Lumina Foundation works with government, nonprofit and private-sector organizations to expand student access to and success in education beyond high school, with the goal of increasing educational attainment to 60 percent by 2025.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE BOARDS OF ACCOUNTANCY

Alan Long has been appointed to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Long has served as managing member of Richmond-based Baldwin CPAs for 22 years.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has been elected second vice president of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS KENTUCKY

The Kentucky chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has announced its 2019-2020 board of directors: Leslie Vidra (president), Melissa Chastain (president-elect), Jesika Young, Robin Miller, Amy Romines, Trisha Abney, Laura Day DelCotto, Christie Moore, Margaret Jolly, Alicia Ariatti, Karen Weller, Molley Ricketts, Sheri Radler, Cathy Fyock, Alice Shade, Kathryn Crawford, Jill Lowry and Becky Duncan.

NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

■ The following individuals have been elected as officers and members of the board of directors for the Northern Kentucky University Foundation: President – Jason O. Jackman, Johnson Investment Counsel; Vice President – Martin C. Butler, Strauss Troy; Treasurer – Kevin E. Gessner, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital; Secretary – Kara S. Williams, The Marketing Collective; and Member-at-large – Mary E. Zalla, Landor. New board members include Thomas Diedemann Jr., AAA Club Alliance, and Chad Scott, ePremium Insurance. 

PRICHARD COMMITTEE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

■ The following individuals have been appointed as new board members of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence: Bonnie Lash Freeman, National Center for Family Learning (retired); Susan Elkington, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc.; and Julia Link Roberts, Western Kentucky University. Newly elected board leaders are: Chair – William H. Wilson, Lexington; Vice Chair – Wynn L. Radford, Hopkinsville; and Secretary/Treasurer – Carol Lamm, Berea. Also serving on the board are: David Bolt, Morehead; Al Cornish, Louisville; Ben Cundiff, Cadiz; W. Clay H. Ford, Owensboro; Bill Garmer, Lexington; Nancy Grayson, Covington; Franklin Jelsma, Louisville; Hilma S. Prather, Somerset; James Votruba, Highland Heights; and Harvie Wilkinson, Lexington.

PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA

■ The Thoroughbred Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has announced its 2019 board of directors: President – Natalie Cunningham, Kentucky Small Business Development Center; Past President – Amy Preske, Buffalo Trace Distillery; President-Elect – Sarah Rowlette, Kentucky Retail Federation; Secretary – Sara Nesselrode, Kentucky Housing Corp.; and Treasurer – Brant Welch, Farmers National Bank of Danville. Directors at large: Cliff Feltham, Kentucky Utilities (retired); Bethany Langdon, Bluegrass.org; Katie McDaniel, Wiser Strategies; Natalie Partin, Georgetown/Scott County Tourism; Kathy Previs, Eastern Kentucky University; Risa Richardson, Columbia Gas of Kentucky; Holly Wiemers, University of Kentucky – Ag Equine; and Ryan Worthen, Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance.

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