On the Boards: June-July 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION OF KENTUCKY

Demetrius Holloway has been appointed to the community leadership board of the American Diabetes Association of Kentucky. Holloway is a partner with the law firm of Stites & Harbison, based in the Louisville office.

APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION SUBSTANCE ABUSE ADVISORY COUNCIL

Janell Brewer and Nancy Hale have been appointed to serve on Appalachian Regional Commission’s Substance Abuse Advisory Council. Brewer is the founder and chief executive officer of SPARK (Special People Advocating Recovery Kentucky) in Stanton. Hale is president and chief executive officer of Operation UNITE in London.

BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP ADVISORY BOARD

The following individuals have been named the 2019 advisory board for the Barbasol Championship, the PGA golf tournament that will held July 18-21 at the Champions at Keene Trace Golf Club in Jessamine County: Mitch Barnhart, Bruce Drake, William B. Frye, Evan Mossbarger, Bobbi Turner, Lauren Vernon, Lee Webb and Jon Weece.

BLUEGRASS CRIME STOPPERS

John Thurston has been named board chair of Bluegrass Crime Stoppers for 2019. Thurston is retired from the United States attorney’s office and the Lexington Police Department.

FARM CREDIT MID-AMERICA

Laura Knoth has been named to the board of directors of Farm Credit Mid-America. Knoth is an owner/partner in M&L Farms in Grand Rivers, Ky., and executive director of the Kentucky Corn Growers Association and Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association.

FUND FOR THE ARTS

Terry Wright has been elected to the board of the directors of Fund for the Arts in Louisville. Wright is a partner in the law firm of Stites & Harbison and chair of the intellectual property and technology service group.

GATEWAY FOUNDATION

Jamie Parsons and Anthony Kelly have been named to the board of trustees of the Gateway Foundation, the philan-thropy arm of Gateway Community and Technical College.

JEFFERSON COUNTY LEAGUE OF CITIES

The following individuals have been installed as officers for the Jefferson County League of Cities: President – Mayor Bonnie Jung, Douglass Hills; Vice President – Mayor Becky Peak, Plantation; Treasurer – Mayor Mary Hornek, Meadow Vale; and Secretary – Commissioner Mary Rose Evans, Parkway Village. Serving as the JCLC’s board of directors are: Councilman Bernie Bowling, St. Matthews; Mayor Beverly C. Burton, Shively; Mayor Byron Chapman, Middletown; Mayor Zak DuGla, Creekside; Mayor John Evans, Prospect; Mayor Brent Hagan, Lyndon; Mayor Tommy Hewitt, Anchorage; Mayor Mary Masick, Hurstbourne; Mayor Brenda Moore, West Buechel; and Mayor Mark Petruska, Broeck Pointe.

KEENELAND

Thoroughbred owner and breeder Everett Dobson has been appointed a Keeneland trustee.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Cory Clark has been elected president of the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education. Clark is the minority academic service coordinator at Morehead State University.

KENTUCKY EQUINE EDUCATION PROJECT

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has announced the following appointments to its board of directors: Sean Beirne, director of the University of Louisville equine industry program; Debra Hamelback, executive director of the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association; Carl McEntee, president of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club and managing partner of Ballysax Bloodstock; Ted Nicholson, senior vice president and general manager of Kentucky Downs; and Dr. Andy Roberts, a veterinarian and member of the North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians board of directors.

LEXINGTON CLINIC

■ Lexington Clinic has announced its 2019 board of directors and officers: President – Dr. Stephen C. Umansky; Vice President – Dr. Michael T. Cecil; Secretary – Dr. Kimberly A. Hudson; and Treasurer – Dr. Robert A. Davenport. 2019 Board members: Dr. Haider Abbas, Dr. An-Yu Chen, Dr. Kyle Childers, Dr. Shailendra Chopra, Dr. Jamil Faroqui, Dr. Robby Hutchinson, Nick Rowe and Alan Stein.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

Kendrick Durham, assistant dean and director of campus activities at Centre College, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the National Association for Campus Activities.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UTILITY REGULATORY COMMISSIONERS

Talina R. Mathews has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Association of Utility Regulatory Commissioners. Mathews is commissioner of the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

REPUBLIC BANCORP

Andrew Trager-Kusman has been elected to the board of directors of Republic Bancorp Inc.

SHELBYKY TOURISM & VISITORS BUREAU

Joyce Nethery has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of ShelbyKY Tourism & Visitors Bureau. Nethery is master distiller at Jeptha Creed Distillery in Shelbyville.

SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM PERSONNEL

Tom Rowland has been elected president of the southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, a nonprofit organization of eight states whose members are involved in equal educational opportunity while advancing the ideals of student access, persistence and completion of postsecondary education. Rowland is director of Morehead State University’s Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center.

STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS

David “Oz” Osborne and Katrina Fitzgerald have been appointed to the State Board of Elections. Osborne, of Owensboro, and Fitzgerald, of Brandenburg, are both retired county clerks.

TRANSYLVANIA UNIVERSITY

Mark Lyons has been elected to the Transylvania University board of trustees. Lyons is president and chief executive officer of Nicholasville-based Alltech.

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