On the Boards: Oct. 2019

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Anne-Tyler Morgan has been appointed to the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance, which advises the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services. Morgan is a health care attorney with the McBrayer law firm.

ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA

Travis Martin has been selected as a professional member-at-large in the Alpha Lambda Delta National Council. Alpha Lambda Delta is an honors society for first-year students who emerge as high achievers. Martin, who was selected through a competitive nationwide selection process, is a first-year courses administrator at Eastern Kentucky University.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Crystal Patterson, general counsel for Gulfstream Commercial Services, has been named to three leadership appointments from the American Bar Association. Patterson will serve as group chair for the trust and estates litigation, ethics and malpractice group; co-chair of the special committee on in-house counsel; and member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Corporate Fiduciaries.

APPALACHIAN/KENTUCKY ARTISANS GATEWAY CENTER AUTHORITY

Judith Stamps Piazza, of Lexington, has been appointed as a member of the Appalachian/Kentucky Artisans Gateway Center Authority.

ASHLAND COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Robert J. Maher, Amanda Brooke Collins, and Benjamin Collier have been appointed as members of the Ashland Community and Technical College board of directors. Maher, of Ashland, is a financial advisor. Collins, also of Ashland, is a lab supervisor. Collier, of Garrison, is the president of a plumbing company.

EDUCATION COMMISSION OF THE STATES

Aaron Thompson has been appointed to the steering committee for the Education Commission of the States, a nonpartisan policy group for all 50 states. Thompson is president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL

Amy Luttrell, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky (Louisville), has been named board chair of Goodwill Industries International.

HOPKINSVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Leigh Tribble Durden and Richard Ryan Nelson have been appointed to the Hopkinsville Community College board of directors.

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Albert William Pedigo, of Scottsville; Gordon Ferrell Jones, of Bowling Green; and Matthew Russell Hinton, of Flemingsburg, have been named to the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CAREER COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS

Chris Ernst has been elected president of the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools. Ernst is senior vice president for administration at Sullivan University.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE

Owensboro Chief of Police Art Ealum has been elected president of the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Jessica Ann Fette and Allison Carter Rains have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. Fette is the mayor of Erlanger. Rains, of Paducah, is an emergency medicine physician.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF NURSING

Mandi Danielle Walker, of Louisville, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

KENTUCKY BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS

Dr. Dale Richard Eckert, of Versailles, has ben appointed to the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners.

KENTUCKY BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION

Louisville attorney Jason Paul Smith has been appointed to the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission.

KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

Chris Girdler has been appointed to the board of directors for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Girdler, of Somerset, is president and chief executive officer of the Somerset Pulaski Economic Development Authority.

KENTUCKY EARLY INTERVENTION SYSTEM INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL

Elizabeth McLaren has been appointed to the Kentucky Early Intervention System Interagency Coordinating Council.

KENTUCKY FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION

Abdullah Al-Bahrani has been appointed to the inaugural board of the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission. Al-Bahrani is director of the Center for Economic Education and an associate professor of economics in the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University.

KENTUCKY HORSE PARK COMMISSION

Benjamin Thomas Sargent, Rebecca Jordan, Lisa Ball, Theodore Kuster and Price Bell have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission.

KENTUCKY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

Garren Colvin has been elected chair of the Kentucky Hospital Association board of trustees. Colvin is chief executive officer of St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood.

KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY

Melanie House-Mansfield, of Louisville, has been appointed to the Kentucky State University board of regents.

KENTUCKY WORKFORCE INNOVATION BOARD

The following individuals have been appointed to the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board: Ray Leathers – Shelby County Industrial Development Foundation Inc., Shelbyville; Lori Ulrich – Fleming-Mason Energy, Mayslick; Dianne Owen – Four Rivers Foundation (Hickman), South Fulton, Tenn.; Curtis J. Carson – Braidy Industries, Ashland; Keith Sparks – Enerfab, Grayson; and Kurtis Mishler – AxiomOne, Louisville.

LOUISVILLE HEALTHCARE CEO COUNCIL

Benjamin A. Breier has been named board chair of the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council. Breier, a founding member of the council, is president and chief executive officer of Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare.

MAYSVILLE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Annette C. Walters and Lisa Ann McCane have been appointed to the Maysville Community and Technical College board of directors.

MINE SAFETY REVIEW COMMISSION

Louisville attorney William D. Donan has been appointed to the state’s Mine Safety Review Commission.

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY

Adam Lambert Hinton has been appointed as a member of the Morehead State University board of regents. Hinton, of Flemingsburg, is vice president of Hinton Mills and director of the Kentucky Welding Institute.

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Charles “Leon” Owens has been appointed to the Murray State University board of regents. Owens, of Paducah, is president of Swift & Staley.

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