AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Mark A. Loyd, a partner in the law firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, has been reappointed as co-chair of the American Bar Association/Institute for Professionals in Taxation Advanced Property Tax Seminar Committee. He has also been elected to serve as co-chair of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation Basic State Income Tax School Committee, starting in 2014.
AMERICAN RED CROSS – BLUEGRASS CHAPTER
The Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross has elected new board members and officers for the 2014 fiscal year: Chair – Charley Stivers, retired CPA; Vice Chair – Cheryl Norton, Kentucky American Water Co.; Treasurer – Herb Miller, Columbia Gas of Kentucky; Secretary – Amber Philpott, WKYT. Newly elected board members include: Monica Braun, Stoll Keenon Ogden; Kristin Clark, Kentucky Farm Bureau; Nick Comer, East Kentucky Power Cooperative; Andrea Elder, LBX Corp.; Marlene Helm, Midway College; Dr. Artie Henderson, Lexington Clinic; Doneen Hobbs, Bingham McCutchen; Art Salomon, Salomon Co.; and Don Tharpe, nonprofit manager. Re-elected to the board were: Tucker Ballinger, Forcht Bank; Gary Burchfield, Software Information Systems; Victoria Carling, American Founders Bank; Ralph Coldiron, Energy Insurance; Ray Daniels, Lexidan Food (dba Waffle House); Susan Dean, US Bank; John Gardner, Wells Fargo Advisors; Chris Gilligan, Xerox; John Gohmann, PNC Bank; Debbie Haaker, Crowe Horwath; Shirie Hawkins, Bluegrass Small Business Development Center; Dr. Jack Jansen, Pathology and Cytology Associates; Virginia Lawson, Virginia Lawson and Associates; Laura Mays, Stites & Harbison; Jennifer Miloszewski, Blue and Co.; Reg Morris, Lexmark International (retired); Stephanie Nallia, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Kathy Plomin, former United Way president and independent development contractor; Will Puckett, Fifth Third Bank; Ed Receski, Frost Brown Todd; John Ruffin, ARM Management; Jamie Schrader, Schrader Commercial Properties; Dent Smith, Saint Joseph Hospital; and Carolyn Wheeler, Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty.
THE BANK OF KENTUCKY FINANCIAL CORP.
James C. Votruba, president emeritus and professor educational leadership at Northern Kentucky University, has joined the board of directors of The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corp.
CITIZENS UNION BANK
Steve Higdon and Gary Stewart have joined the board of directors of Shelbyville-based Citizens Union Bank. Higdon is vice president of global communications for Louisville-based Papa John’s International Inc. Stewart, a CPA, is a retired partner with Crowe Horwath LLP and Eskew and Gresham PSC.
FARMERS BANK & CAPITAL TRUST CO.
Marvin E. (Gene) Strong has been named chairman of the board of Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Co. Dr. Charles P. Bradshaw has been elected a director of the Frankfort-based bank. Strong is a former secretary of the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet and is currently partnered with a domestic and international business consulting firm. Bradshaw is a Frankfort dentist specializing in general dentistry.
KEEP LEXINGTON BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION
Jim Pendergest, general manager of the Thoroughbred Center, has been elected chair of the Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission, a 13-member group that focuses on litter prevention, beautification and community improvement. Lt. Christopher Schnelle, of the Lexington Division of Police, was selected as vice chair. Patricia Knight, of the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau and outgoing chair of the KLB, was elected secretary-treasurer.
KENTON COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD
James Huff and Larry Savage have been elected to serve a second term as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Kenton County Airport Board. Huff, of Huff Realty, has served on the board since 2006. Savage, regional chief executive officer of Humana Inc., has served on the board since 2010. John Mocker has been appointed to finish out the term of Savage, who has been the board’s Boone County representative. Mocker is vice president and partner of LB Industries of Covington. Paul McElhinney, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation Services, has been reappointed to the board.
KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
Jim Flynn has been elected president of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents. Flynn is superintendent of the Simpson County Public Schools.
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
The Kentucky Bar Association has elected its board of governors for the 2013 year: President – Thomas L. Rouse, Erlanger; President-Elect – William E. Johnson, Frankfort; Vice President – Douglass Farnsley, Louisville; Immediate Past President – W. Douglas Myers, Hopkinsville; Young Lawyers Division Chairman – Carl N. Frazier, Lexington. The following bar governors elected from the Supreme Court Districts (SCD) will serve a two-year term ending June 30, 2015: 1st SCD – Michael M. Pitman, Murray; 2nd SCD – John David Meyer, Owensboro; 3rd SCD – Howard O. Mann, Corbin; 4th SCD – Amy D. Cubbage, Louisville; 5th SCD – William R. Garmer, Lexington; 6th SCD – J. Stephen Smith, Ft. Mitchell; and 7th SCD – Earl M. “Mickey” McGuire, Prestonsburg. Bar governors currently serving terms ending June 30, 2014 include: 1st SCD – Jonathan Freed, Paducah; 2nd SCD – Thomas N. Kerrick, Bowling Green; 3rd SCD – M. Gail Wilson, Jamestown; 4th SCD – Douglas C. Ballantine, Louisville; 5th SCD – Anita M. Britton, Lexington; 6th SCD – David V. Kramer, Crestview Hills; and 7th SCD – Bobby Rowe, Prestonsburg.
KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
J. David Grissom and Harold C. Butler have been named to the board of directors of the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville. Grissom, a Louisville resident, works in investment management at Mayfair Capital. Butler, also of Louisville, is chief operating officer at the law firm of Stites & Harbison.
KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON MILITARY AFFAIRS
Maj. Gen. Terry L. Tucker has been named vice chairman of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. Tucker, of Elizabethtown, is a former commander of Fort Knox.
KENTUCKY INDUSTRIAL HEMP COMMISSION
Brian Furnish has been elected chairman of the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission. Furnish is a farmer in Harrison County.
KENTUCKY SPORTS AUTHORITY
Fred E. Games has been named to serve on the Kentucky Sports Authority. Games, of Bowling Green, is a minister at Reformed University Fellowship.
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH
Scott White, an attorney with Morgan & Pottinger P.S.C., has been elected chair of the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health for 2013-2014. Lexington pediatrician Dr. John P. Riley has been elected vice chair of the board. Other board members include Dr. Gary Wallace, Dr. Jackie Matar, Dr. Nat Sandler, Kacy Allen-Bryant, Dr. Pamela Stein, Dr. Robert Lynch, Jason Lee, Chris Ford, Beth Mills and Sandy Cannon.
LOUISVILLE SPORTS COMMISSION
The Louisville Sports Commission has announced the election of officers for its board of directors for the upcoming fiscal year: Chair – Michael Moll, PNC Bank; Vice Chair – Wendy Wagoner, LG&E/KU; Secretary – Tandy Patrick, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Treasurer – Amber Halloran, Louisville Water Co.; Past Chairman – John Hamilton, Alliance Cost Containment. Newly elected board members include: Stacie Grossfeld, M.D., Orthopaedic Specialists PLLC / Baptist Sports Medicine, and James N. Reddish, Greater Louisville Inc. Re-elected to board are: Joe Ackerman, Blue and Co.; Michael Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival; Clay Campbell, Triangle Talent; Jeff Ellison, The Heuser Clinic; Wayne Estopinal, TEG Architects; David Gatti, McDonalds/Gatti & Young LLC; Tom O’Hearn, Gloria Properties Ltd. LLC; Rick Redman, Hillerich & Bradsby; Mike Seebert, Remax Properties East; Marty Storch, Louisville Metro Parks Department; and Bob Webb, Frost Brown Todd LLC.