AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION
John McCafferty, president of Louisville-based John McCafferty Advertising, has been elected vice chair of the American Advertising Federation’s 2013-2014 council of governors.
BLUE GRASS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Logan Marksbury and Griffin VanMeter have joined the board of directors of the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Marksbury is the philanthropic director for the Marksbury Family Foundation, overseeing development and grant management. VanMeter is a partner at Bullhorn Creative.
KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Elizabeth McCoy, president and chief executive officer of Hopkinsville-based Planters Bank, has been selected as chairwoman of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. McCoy will succeed Jim Booth, president of Inez-based Booth Energy Group.
KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Donald Tarter has been appointed to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System board of regents. Tarter, of Dunnville, is self employed.
KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION
James David Richardson and D. Wayne Lukas have been appointed to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Richardson, of Louisville, is a surgeon with the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Lukas, of Louisville, is a Thoroughbred horse trainer.
KENTUCKY OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
The Kentucky Optometric Association has announced its board of directors for the 2013-2014 year: President – Dr. Matt Burchett, Richmond; President-Elect – Dr. David Jaco, Murray; First Vice President – Dr. Karoline Munson, Frankfort; Second Vice President – Dr. Max Downey, Columbia; Secretary-Treasurer/Immediate Past President – Dr. Brett Abney, Leitchfield; Trustee Emeritus – Dr. Lee Peplinski, Louisville. Society Trustees: Bluegrass Optometric Society – Dr. Brian Keplinger, Frankfort; Central Kentucky Optometric Society – Dr. Darren Patrick, Bardstown; Eastern Kentucky Optometric Society – Dr. Randy Steele, Morehead; Greater Louisville Optometric Society – Dr. Matt Mooney, Mt. Washington; Northern Kentucky Optometric Society – Dr. Kim Hudson, Walton; Southeastern Optometric Society – Dr. Harvey Schleter, Somerset; and Western Kentucky Optometric Society – Dr. Laurel VanHorn, Benton.
KENTUCKY SCHOOL NUTRITION ASSOCIATION
Sabrina Jewell has been elected president of the Kentucky School Nutrition Association. Jewell is the child nutrition director for the Henderson Country School.
LIAISON COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL EDUCATION
Joseph L. Fink III has been elected to serve a three-year term as a public member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the agency that accredits M.D. degree programs in the United States and Canada. Fink is professor of pharmacy law and policy as well as the Kentucky Pharmacists Association professor of leadership in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.
LIFEPOINT HOSPITAL NATIONAL PHYSICIAN ADVISORY BOARD
Kentucky physicians Jonathan Barry Dixon and William Hunter Housman have been named to serve on the Lifepoint Hospital National Physician Advisory Board. Dixon is a physician at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Housman is a physician with Kentucky Inpatient Medicine Associates in Paris.
LIVING ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER
The Living Arts & Science Center in Lexington has announced their board of directors and officers for the 2014 fiscal year: President – Hannah Huggins, W. Rogers Co.; President-Elect – Maggie Mick, Council of State Governments; Treasurer – Roni Karbach, Fifth Third Bank; Secretary – Paige Bensing, Lexmark. Directors: Yajaira Aich, PNC; Ryan Atkins, Kentucky Utilities; Jaclyn Badeau, Tempur Pedic; Harriet Dupree Bradley, Dupree Catering and Events; Joseph Coleman, Kentucky League of Cities; Billie Dollins, Community Trust Bank; Danielle Dove, Greer Companies; Brian Duba, Frost Brown Todd; Bilal El-Amin, Bluegrass Community Foundation; Brendon Halvorsen, Chase Bank; Emmie Hartley, Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions; Jerry Johnson, Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co.; Britt Jordan, Paul Miller Auto Group; Jessica Kunin, Hot Sauce Records; Hope Hurst Lanham, Hurst Office Suppliers Inc.; Jacoby Malone, Lexmark; Valerie Marshall, PNC; Graham Morgan, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP; Laura Newman Suter, AFLAC; Shaun Ring, Ring Enterprises; Coley Stilz, Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC; Heather Sunseri, Blue and Co.; Randall Vaughn, Gray Construction; Meredith Sheffler Walker, Bluegrass Sotheby’s; and Robert Williams Jr., Unified Trust.
LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA
The following individuals have been elected to serve as officers of Louisville Public Media, a community-supported not-for-profit organization that serves the community with three public radio stations: Chair – Todd P. Lowe; Vice Chair – Christopher Doane; Secretary/Treasurer – Ronald J. Murphy. Board members include: Nichelle Anthony, Christopher I. Boone, Linda H. Caso, John Robert Curtin, Dwight D. Dozier, Daniel T. Goyette, Juliet Cooper Gray, Gill Holland, Mary Ann Palmer, the Rev. Al Shands, Lee Powers Smith, Virginia Hamilton Snell, Diane Tobin and Marianne Cabot Welch.
MEDICAID LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Lawrence Kissner, commissioner of the Kentucky Medicaid program, is one of seven Medicaid directors chosen nationally to participate in the Medicaid Leadership Institute. The 12-month institute is designed to enhance the strategic thinking, knowledge, leadership and technical skills needed to effectively lead and foster innovation in the states’ Medicaid programs.
MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY
Dr. Kevin W. Pugh has been appointed to the Morehead State University board of regents. Pugh, of Pikeville, is a physician at Pikeville Medical Center.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Andra’ R. Ward has been appointed to the Northern Kentucky University board of regents. Ward, of Cincinnati, is president and CEO of the Khafre Ward Corp.
SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Brandon W. Robinson has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of Southeast Community and Technical College. Robinson, of Hazard, is an editor and producer at WYMT television.
SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD
Gov. Steve Beshear has been elected to serve as chair of the Southern Regional Education Board, an 80-member board of governors, legislators and state education leaders that works to advance education.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
David V. Hawpe, Angela L. Edwards and James H. Booth have been appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees. Hawpe, of Louisville, is a retired journalist. Edwards, of Louisville, is an attorney at Dinsmore & Shohl. Booth, of Inez, is a business entrepreneur and coal operator with Matrix Energy LLC.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Stephen P. Campbell and Robert P. Benson Jr. have been appointed to the University of Louisville board of trustees. Campbell, of Goshen, is an investment banker with Lazard Freres & Co. Benson, of Louisville, is an attorney with Benson, Byrne, Risch, Siemens & Lange LLP.
URBAN AND REGIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS ASSOCIATION
Ashley Littell Hitt, director of GIS services for Bowling Green-based Connected Nation, has been elected to the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association’s board of directors.
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Gillard B. Johnson has been appointed to the Western Kentucky University board of regents. Johnson, of Nicholasville, is an attorney at McNair Law Firm.