On the Boards: June-July 2020

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

By LaneReport.com staff

BIG MOVES

KENTUCKY CANCERLINK

(L to R): Willett, Saheli and Space.

• Kentucky CancerLink has announced the following appointments to its board of directors: President – Bryan Willett, chief information security officer, Lexmark; Treasurer – Keren Salehi, vice president and compliance officer, Community Trust and Investment Co.; Secretary – Jacky Space, executive sales specialist, Merck & Co.


AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Alan Long has been appointed to the Professional Ethics Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Long is the managing member of Richmond-based Baldwin CPAs.

ARGENTUM

• Pat Mulloy has been elected chairman of the board for Argentum, a national association dedicated to supporting companies that manage senior living communities. Mulloy is an attorney with the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, where he is a member of the corporate and securities team.

EMPLOYERS’ MUTUAL

INSURANCE AUTHORITY

• Dr. Rodney Casada has been appointed to the board of directors of Employers’ Mutual Insurance Authority. Casada, of Somerset, is a chiropractor at Wilbert Vault of Somerset.

HEALTH ENTERPRISES NETWORK

• Diana Lawrence has joined the board of directors of the Health Enterprises Network, a health care business network formed to foster the growth of the Greater Louisville health-care economy. Lawrence is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Sullivan University.

KENTUCKY CENTER FOR

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE

• Andrew Baskin has been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Center of African-American Heritage. Baskin, of Berea, is an educator at Simmons College of Kentucky.

KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION

 Alan Leavitt, Naveed Chowhan, Jonathan Rabinowitz and Ed Worley have been appointed to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Leavitt, of Lexington, is a horse breeder. Chowhan, of Louisville, is a physician. Rabinowitz, of Versailles, is an attorney at Morgan & Morgan PLLC. Worley, of Lexington, is a general contractor for and owner of WG&T Builders Inc.

KENTUCKY OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

• Austin Vowels, Bernie Mason and Rick Fyffe have been appointed as members of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Vowels, of Henderson, is the city commissioner of the City of Henderson and an attorney at Vowels Law PLC. Mason, of Ashland, is in the coal industry. Fyffe, of Ashland, is a retired oil and natural gas engineer.

KENTUCKY STATE CORRECTIONS COMMISSION

 Tony White, Mark Kleiner and Mary Easterling have been appointed as members of the Kentucky State Corrections Commission. White, of Morehead, is a national outreach and engagement specialist at the Fletcher Group. Kleiner, of Prospect, is the president of Preferred Insurance Group. Easterling, of Louisville, is a community volunteer and small-business owner.

LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA

• The Louisville Orchestra has welcomed the following new members to the board of directors: Mariah Gratz, Michelle Hawk Heit, Carol Barr Matton, OJ Oleka, Jeff Roberts, Min K Son and Dennis Stilger. Lee Kirkwood has been named chairman of the board.

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

• Robert M. Connolly has been elected to the board of trustees of The Nature Conservancy’s Kentucky Chapter. Connolly is chair of the Stites & Harbison law firm and a member of the firm’s torts and insurance and business litigation practice groups.

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HEALTH BOARD

 The following individuals have been named to the newly formed University of Louisville Health board of directors: Neeli Bendapudi – president, University of Louisville; Toni Ganzel – dean, University of Louisville School of Medicine and vice president for academic medical affairs; Kelly McMasters – chair, UofL Department of Surgery; Diane Medley – member, UofL board of trustees; Fred Williams – physician, UofL Health; Pat Mulloy – of counsel, Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs; Ben Breier – CEO, Kindred Healthcare; Heidi Margulis – retired chief corporate affairs officer, Humana; Junior Bridgeman – CEO, Bridgeman Hospitality; William Ballard – attorney and former health care executive; and T. Richard Riney – former executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Ventas.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION OF LOUISVILLE

 The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) has announced its 2020-2021 board of directors: President – Rudy J. Ellis, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; President-Elect – Cassidy Hyde, Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana; Immediate Past President – Nathan Shanks, Logan Lavelle Hunt; Treasurer – Patrick Wilson, MCM CPAs & Advisors; Secretary – John Weber, Frost Brown Todd LLC; Vice President of Public Relations – Betsy Oyler Appleton, Confluent Health; Vice President of Community – Dexter Horne, Louisville Public Media; Vice President of Programming – Sarah Perry, Home of the Innocents; Vice President of Engagement – Michelle Clay, Humana. The following individuals have been named directors: Communications – Eiman Zuberi, Louisville City FC; Social Media – Sam Draut, Landmark Community Newspapers; Technology – Jay Brown, Smart Data; Community Outreach – Kelci Webb, Southeast Christian Church; Public Issues – Lena Muldoon, Louisville Forward; Professional Development – Leah Kelly, Brown-Forman; Leadership – Woo Smith, Terracon Consultants Inc.; Diversity and Inclusion – Chris Redd, Healthcare IT Leaders; Recruitment, Kulwant Singh, Farm Credit Mid-America; and Membership – Michael Clemons, Louisville Running Co.

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