LEXINGTON MEDICAL SOCIETY
The Lexington Medical Society has elected its officers for 2013: President – Larry L. Cunningham Jr., M.D.; Vice President – Thomas K. Slabaugh Jr., M.D.; Secretary-Treasurer – Kaveh R. Sajadi, M.D.; President-Elect – Thomas H. Waid, M.D.; Vice President-Elect – David S. Kirn, M.D.; Secretary-Treasurer-Elect – Jason P. Harris, M.D.
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY TOURIST AND CONVENTION COMMISSION
Sharon S. Potter has been appointed to the Louisville/Jefferson County Tourist and Convention Commission. Potter, of Louisville, is a multimedia producer and civic advocate.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF INSURANCE LEGISLATORS
State Rep. Steve Riggs has been elected treasurer of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators for the upcoming year. Riggs is an insurance broker and also chairs the Kentucky House of Representatives’ Local Government Committee.
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has added 18 new members to the statewide citizens’ organization: Clay Barkley of Louisville, assistant state attorney general; Justin Bathon, assistant professor in the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology & Leadership in Education at the University of Kentucky; Jessica Berry, family and community liaison for Fayette County Public Schools and a graduate of the committee’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (CIPL); Candance Castlen Brake of Owensboro, a former city commissioner and deputy county judge executive; Cory Curl of Versailles, senior fellow for assessment and accountability for Achieve, a national education nonprofit; Meghan Glynn of Taylor Mill, a CIPL graduate and vice president of external affairs for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; Sam Hinkle of Shelbyville, an attorney with Stoll Keenon Ogden and a member of the Shelby County Board of Education; Larry Holladay of Fort Thomas, a CIPL graduate and specialist with the Internal Revenue Service;
Augusta Holland of Louisville, co-developer of The Green Building, one of the state’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum-certified buildings, and a partner in the renovation of several other historic buildings; Suzanne K. Hyden of Prestonsburg, an accountant and owner of Hyden Properties; Lonnie Lawson of Somerset, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development; Norma M. Meek of Ashland, curriculum event coordinator and district parent involvement coordinator for Boyd County Public Schools and senior associate, Yale University; David R. O’Bryan, CPA and director of Blue & Co.; Julie Howard Price of Paducah, an attorney and CIPL graduate; Adrienne Godfrey Thakur, an attorney with Henry Watz Raine & Marino, a CIPL graduate and an officer of the Kentucky Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division executive committee; James C. Votruba of Highland Heights, retired president and professor emeritus of educational leadership at Northern Kentucky University; Gene Wilhoit of Lawrenceburg, retired executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers and former Kentucky education commissioner; and Kristin Williams of Paducah, owner and principal of KRW Strategies. The committee also elected two new board members: Helen Carroll, manager of community relations for Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America in Erlanger, and Herb Miller, president of Columbia Gas of Kentucky Inc.
PROJECT CASA MARE
Northern Kentucky University Associate Professor of Social Work Dr. Linda Wermeling has been appointed to the board of directors of the Project Casa Mare, an international project that develops and promotes the social work profession in countries with transitional economies.