On the Boards: May 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Liz Polly has been named to the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana chapter. Polly is director of information and research services for the law firm of Stites & Harbison.

AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION

Tom Breidenstein has been elected to the board of trustees of the American Planning Association – Ohio Chapter. Breidenstein is counsel to the law firm of Stites & Harbison, based in the Covington office.

AMERICAN WORKFORCE POLICY ADVISORY BOARD

Jay K. Box has been appointed to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. Established under Executive Order 13845, the board will work directly with the National Council for the American Worker to revamp the American workforce to better meet the challenges of the 21st century. Box is president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

CENTRAL KENTUCKY RIDING FOR HOPE

Dr. Pete Hester and Chris Johnson have joined the board of directors of Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and the health of people with special needs through therapeutic activities with the horse.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATION OF LEXINGTON

Ken Silvestri, of Silvestri Real Estate, has been named president of the Commercial Property Association of Lexington.

COMMUNITY TRUST BANCORP

Franklin H. Farris Jr. has been named to the board of directors of Pikeville-based Community Trust Bancorp Inc. Farris, of Louisville, is the founder of Farris Advisory Services LLC.

FARMINGTON HISTORIC PLANTATION

Aaron Klein has been elected to the board of regents of Farmington Historic Plantation, a historic house museum in Louisville. Klein is an attorney with Stites & Harbison.

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CLEVELAND

Holly Wiedemann and Tucker Ballinger have been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati Branch, for 2019. Wiedemann, of Lexington, is president of AU Associates. Ballinger, also of Lexington, is president and chief executive officer of Forcht Bank.

GREATER LOUISVILLE INC.

Greater Louisville Inc. has announced its executive committee for 2019: Chair – Mike Ash, Fifth Third Bank; Immediate Past Chair – Jim Allen, Hilliard Lyons/Baird; Chair-Elect – Lonnie Bellar, LG&E and KU Energy; Secretary/Legal Counsel – Theresa Canaday, Frost Brown Todd; Russ Cox, Norton Healthcare; Tierra Kavanaugh Wayne, TKT & Associates; Charlie Scholtz, Brown-Forman Corp.; Evelyn Strange, AES Advanced Electrical Systems Inc.; Pura Veer, V-Soft Consulting Group Inc.; Jennifer Willis, Humana; and David Wombwell, US Bank.

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION THROUGH ART

Allen Richards has been elected world councilor for the North American region of the International Society for Education through Art (InSEA). Richards is associate professor of art education at the University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies.

KENTUCKY ARTS COUNCIL

The following individuals have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Arts Council: Douglas G. Adams, Whitesburg; Paul Evans Fourshee, Cadiz; Lindsey Lee Jaeger, Union; Everett D. McCorvey, Lexington; Elizabeth Kathleen Griffith, Owensboro; and Janell Samuels, Louisville.

KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ASSOCIATION

■ The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has announced its board of directors for 2019: Chair – Rick Robinson, Campari America; Vice Chair – Jessica Pendergrass, Heaven Hill Brands; Secretary-Treasurer – Pauline Rooney, Diageo North America; board members – Joseph J. Magliocco, Michter’s; Campbell Brown, Brown-Forman; Ryan Ashley, Four Roses; Jacob Call, O.Z. Tyler; Donn Lux, Lux Row; Wes Henderson, Louisville Distilling Co.; David Mandell, Bardstown Bourbon Co.; and Kevin Smith, Beam Suntory;

KENTUCKY LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNCIL

Michael Jansen and Louis Clayton Sumner have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council. Jansen, of Fort Thomas, is a sheriff. Sumner, of Hopkinsville, is a police chief.

LEADERSHIP KENTUCKY

■ Leadership Kentucky, a statewide leadership development program, has announced its 2019 executive committee and board of directors. The 2019 executive committee includes: Chair – Teresa Trimble Hail, D.C. Trimble Inc.; Chair-Elect – John P. Malloy, LG&E/KU; Immediate Past Chair – Elmer K. Whitaker, Whitaker Bank; Secretary – Perry P. Allen, US Bank; Treasurer – Dan Bork, Kentucky Department of Revenue; 35th Anniversary Chair – Mary Michael Corbett, Baptist Health Foundation; Barbara K. Dickens, Atria Senior Living Inc.; Leslie A. Fugate, RunSwitch PR; Trey Grayson, Frost Brown Todd; Regina Jackson, English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley; Ron Wilson, Western Kentucky University; Gina S. Winchester, Calloway County; and Nick D’Andrea, UPS.  The 2019 board of directors includes: Deann Stivers Allen, Clay County Public Schools; Anthony J. Apro, Perfection Group Inc.; Charles Beach III, Peoples Exchange Bank; Sydina Bradshaw, Maker’s Mark Distillery; Christopher L. Brown, Brown-Forman; David A. Byerman; Craig J. Carlson, BB&T; Carri Chandler, St. Elizabeth Healthcare; Paula C. Hanson, Dean Dorton Allen Ford (retired); Rick Hesterberg, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing; Bob Hutchison, McDonald’s Restaurants of East Kentucky, Hutch Auto Group; Melissa Lee Knight, Farmers National Bank of Lebanon; Gloria S. McCall, Kentucky Community & Technical College System; William Kevin Mays, Owl’s Head Alloys; Ken Perdue, Logan Aluminum; David W. Seewer, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs; Leslie Buddeke Smart, Saint Joseph Health Foundation; Chisandrea Turner, Stites & Harbison; Sandra Wilson, Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce; Julie Whitis, Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology; Burton J. Webb, University of Pikeville; and Kelley Workman, Planters Bank.

NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION’S GOVERNORS HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISORS COUNCIL

Kentucky’s Homeland Security Advisor John Holiday has been elected to serve as vice president of the National Governors Association’s Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council Executive Committee.

NATIONAL INSURANCE PRODUCER REGISTRY

Kentucky Department of Insurance Commissioner Nancy G. Atkins has been elected to serve as board member of the National Insurance Producer Registry. The NIPR was established as a public-private partnership with the goal of streamlining the producer licensing process.

NORTHERN KENTUCKY CONVENTION CENTER CORP.

Steven Louis Frank has been appointed as a member of the Northern Kentucky Convention Center Corp. board of directors. Frank, of Covington, is a certified financial planner.

TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Gov. Matt Bevin has been named chair of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority for 2019. The authority is a four-state interstate compact comprised of Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee, and ratified by the U.S. Congress in 1958 to promote the development of the Tenn-Tom Waterway and its economic and trade potential.

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