On the Boards: September 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

BIG SANDY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Jeffery Michael Shannon, Pamela C. Howard, and Ramona Laney have been appointed to the board of directors of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Shannon, of Louisa, is the IT coordinator for Floyd County Area Technical College. Howard, of Pikeville, is a retired physical therapist. Laney, of Pikeville, is assistant vice president, marketing officer for Citizens Bank of Kentucky.

BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Theodore Vittos, of Lexington, has been appointed to the board of directors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

FARMERS NATIONAL BANK

Daniel E. McKay, president and CEO for Ephraim McDowell Health, has been appointed to Farmers National Bank’s Boyle County Community Board.

GATEWAY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Charles Clifford Coleman, Alexandria; John Baines, Fort Thomas; and Charles L. Session Jr., Union, have been appointed to the board of directors at Gateway Community and Technical College.

HENDERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Ashley Wurth Brown and Eric Dean Gardner have been appointed as members of the Henderson Community College board of directors. Brown, of Clay, is the business manager for River View Coal. Gardner, of Henderson, is the director of environment, health, safety and security for Gibbs Die Casting Corp.

IOLTA

■ The board of governors of the Kentucky Bar Association has appointed L. Miller Grumley, Paducah; Rebecca Adams Simpson, Bowling Green; and Elizabeth “Betsy” G. Weber, Crestview Hills to the IOLTA (Interest On Lawyers’ Trust Accounts) board of trustees. The Kentucky IOLTA Fund was established in 1986 by the Kentucky Supreme Court through SCR 3.830, which requires every lawyer maintaining a pooled client trust account to offer such an account. The interest received by the IOLTA Fund is then disbursed in the form of grants for legal aid to the poor, local pro bono programs, and other projects that improve the administration of justice in Kentucky.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND EMPLOYERS

Haley Murphy, a career coach with Morehead State University’s Office of Career Services, has been named to board of the Kentucky Association of Colleges and Employers. Murphy serves as communication chair.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

■ The following individuals have been elected to the 2019-2020 board of directors for the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities: Chairman – Chris Page, Life Care Centers of America; First Vice Chairman – Jason Gumm, Barren County Health and Rehabilitation; Second Vice Chairman – Michelle Jarboe, Management Advisors; Secretary – Jonathan McGuire, Greenwood Nursing & Rehabilitation; and Treasurer – Mark Bowman, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs.

KENTUCKY CENTER FOR ASSISTED LIVING

■ The Kentucky Center for Assisted Living has elected the following individuals to its board of directors: Chairman – Michael Bowlden, The Oaks Assisted Living/Providence of Richwood; First Vice Chairman – Joe Jurgensen, Fairview Senior Living; Secretary/Treasurer – Sarah Jurgensen, Crescent Place Assisted Living; At-Large – Anita Hoops, Crescent Place Assisted Living; Chris Just, Grove Point Assisted Living at Masonic Homes Kentucky; and Lisa Riley, Highland Ridge Assisted Living.

KENTUCKY EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION

Andrew Michael Chandler, Chris Skates, Larry Christopher Taylor, McKenzie Benkner and Michael Alan Jones have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Emergency Response Commission. Chandler, of Versailles, is an emergency manager. Skates, of Lawrenceburg, is a communications advisor for Gov. Matt Bevin. Taylor, of Versailles, is an environmental scientist consultant. Benkner, of Somerset, is a business owner. Jones, of Lawrenceburg, is a Kentucky Department of Military Affairs representative.

KENTUCKY INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY

Brent Edward O’Neill, of Lexington, has been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority.

KENTUCKY LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNCIL

Michael D. “Spike” Jones, Charles E. “Chuck” Dills II, William C. “Bill” Dieruf, and Anthony James Lucas have been appointed members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council. Jones, of Covington, is a police chief for Kenton County. Dills, of Williamstown, is judge-executive of Grant County. Dieruf is mayor of Jeffersontown. Lucas is police chief of Independence.

KENTUCKY WORKFORCE INNOVATION BOARD

Kim King has been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board. King, of Harrodsburg, is a state representative.

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE KENTUCKY

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky has announced its board of directors’ leadership for 2019-2020: President – Dr. Jaime Pittenger, UK Children’s Hospital; Vice President – Jordan Parker, Traditional Bank; and Secretary-Treasurer – Bill Londrigan, KY State AFL-CIO.

ROTORACT CLUB OF LEXINGTON

The Rotoract Club of Lexington has announced its 2019-2020 executive committee: President – Liza van Dissel, Mill Ridge Farm; President-Elect – Hunter Porter, BC Wood Properties; Secretary – Amy Sandlin, Blue & Co. LLC; Treasurer – Rob Caudill, McDaniel Wealth Management; Community Service Chair – Maggie Owens, UK Healthcare; Professional  Development Chair – Don Morgan, Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney PLLC; Membership Chair – Kevin Edelman, Fayette County Attorney’s Office; and Immediate Past President – Langdon Ryan Worley. Rotoract is a nonprofit organization of young professionals and students ages 21 to 32 who are committed to service, leadership and professional development.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association has elected the following individuals as officers of its 2019-2020 board of directors: President – Taunya A. Phillips, Lexington; President-Elect – Hannah Miner Myers, Madisonville; Treasurer – Mary L. Shelman, Belmont, Mass.; and Secretary – Timothy Walsh, Lexington.

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD

The Western Kentucky University has named the following Kentuckians to the 2019-2020 Alumni Association Board: Georgena Brackett, Scottsville; Todd Cheever, Bowling Green; Brent Ditto, Elizabethtown; Michael L. Fogle, Glasgow; Sherri Goldsmith, Bowling Green; Jenna Haugen, Louisville; and Mike Tarter, Somerset.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION OF LOUISVILLE

■ The Young Professionals Association of Louisville has announced its 2019-2020 board of directors: President – Nathan Shanks, Logan Lavelle Hunt; President-Elect – Rudy Ellis, Dinsmore & Shohl; Immediate Past President – Aimee Jewell, Leadership Louisville Center; Treasurer – Patrick Wilson, MCM CPAs & Advisors; Secretary – John Weber, Frost Brown Todd; Vice President of Public Relations – Sally George, Doe-Anderson; Vice President of Community – Hunter T. Ellington, Fifth Third Private Bank; Vice President of Programming – Cassidy Hyde, Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana; and Vice President of Engagement – Kasen Meek, Centerstone. Directors include: Communications – Chris Redd, Nordic Consulting Inc.; Social Media – Betsy Oyler Appleton, Confluent Health; Technology – Jay Brown, Smart Data Systems; Community Outreach – Melissa Hernandez, Leadership Louisville Center; Public Issues – Dexter Horne, McNary Group; Professional Development – Brian Schneider, Greater Louisville Inc.; Leadership – Sarah Humphrey, Home of the Innocents; Diversity and Inclusion – Kelci Webb, Department of Juvenile Justice; Recruitment – Kayla Schaeffer, Atria Senior Living; and Membership – Michelle Clay, Humana Inc.

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