AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION
John McCafferty, president of McCafferty Advertising in Louisville, has been elected chairman of the American Advertising Federation’s 2014-2015 Council of Governors.
The Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross has elected new officers for the 2014-215 fiscal year: Chair – Cheryl Norton, Kentucky American Water; Vice Chair – Amber Philpot, WKYT; and Secretary – Tucker Ballinger, Forcht Bank. New board members include: Michael Baer, Fusion Corp. Design; Brandon Drake, Fifth Third Bank; Bill Mattingly, Jackson Kelly; Tracey Moore, The Moore Group Real Estate; Craig Olive, LM Communications; Matt Osborne, AT&T; and Ted Toponak, Ashland. Re-elected to the board were: Megan Barlow, Central Bank; Monica Braun, Stoll Keenon; Victoria Carling, American Founders Bank; Kristin Clark, Kentucky Farm Bureau; Ralph Coldiron, Big Brothers Big Sisters; Nick Comer, East Kentucky Power; Susan Dean, U.S. Bank; Andrea Elder, LBX; Jenny Foley, PNC Wealth Management; John Gardner, Wells Fargo Advisors; Chris Gilligan, Xerox; Jan Gingerich, Tempur Sealy; Jim Goodman, Keeneland; Deborah Haaker, Crowe Horwath; Shirie Hawkins, Small Business Development Center; Artie Henderson, Lexington Clinic; Laura Mays, Stites & Harbison; Herb Miller, Columbia Gas; Jennifer Miloszewski, Blue & Co.; Reg Morris, Lexmark (retired); Stephanie Nallia, Morgan Stanley; Kathy Plomin, Development Consultants; Ed Receski, Frost Brown Todd; John Ruffin, AMR Management Services; Charley Stivers, CPA (retired); and Carolyn Wheeler, Sotheby’s Realty.
CENTER FOR RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY
Colin H. Lindsay has been appointed as a member of the American Bar Association’s Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity, which works to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal system. Lindsay, of Louisville, is a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl’s litigation department, focusing on commercial and intellectual property litigation.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following individuals to the board of directors of Gateway Community and Technical College in Florence: Joseph H. Creaghead, Fort Mitchell; Chad L. Day, Covington; Jeffrey Groob, Covington; Kenneth Paul, Fort Thomas; Julie Ann Smith-Morrow, Newport; Iversy Velez, Florence; and Paul Whalen, Fort Thomas.
INDUSTRIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA INC.
William B. Yarmuth, Vincent J. Tyra and Sean Garber have been appointed to the board of directors of Louisville-based Industrial Services of America Inc. Yarmuth is chairman and CEO of Almost Family Inc., a Louisville provider of home health services. Tyra is president of ISCO Industries, a customized piping solutions provider headquartered in Louisville. Garber is president of Algar Inc., a Louisville company that specializes in the sale of new and used auto parts and automobile and metal recycling.
KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL FINANCE CORP.
Aaron Michael Miller has been appointed to the board of directors for the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp. Miller, of Elizabethtown, is regional vice president at Farm Credit Mid-America.
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
New officers for the Kentucky Bar Association were sworn in during the organization’s annual banquet on June 19: President – William E. Johnson, Frankfort; President-Elect – Douglass Farnsley, Louisville; Vice President – R. Michael Sullivan, Owensboro; Immediate Past President – Thomas L. Rouse, Erlanger; and Young Lawyers Division Chairman – Bradley J. Sayles, Lexington.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
Michael L. Ranney, of Owensboro, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Architects.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION
Samuel D. Hinkle IV and Debra L. Cook have been named serve on the Kentucky Board of Education. Hinkle, of Shelbyville, is an attorney with Stoll Keenon Ogden. Cook, of Corbin, is a retired educator.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF NURSING
Patricia Spurr has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Spurr, of Louisville, is a nursing professor at Spalding University.
KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following individuals to serve as board members of the Kentucky Center for the Arts: Marilyn D. Schorin, Schorin Strategies LLC, Louisville; Pete Mahurin, Hilliard Lyons Financial Services, Bowling Green; Jesse Thomas Mountjoy, Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller PSC, Utica; Lawson E. Whiting, Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville; and Sandra Ann Frazier, Tandem Public Relations, Louisville.
KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERISM AND SERVICE
Karen Anderson and Lauren D. Palmer have been appointed to the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, which serves as a conduit for funding supporting Kentucky AmeriCorps programs. Anderson is coordinator of community service and civic engagement at Transylvania University. Palmer is a supervisor at Northern Kentucky University.
KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON WOMEN
Catherine Meeks Bishop, Sarah Oglesby and Janet A. Craig have been appointed to serve on the Kentucky Commission on Women. Bishop, of Bowling Green, is a paralegal at English, Lucas, Priest, Owsley. Oglesby, of Dawson Springs, is a professor at Madisonville Community College. Craig, of Lexington, is an attorney with Stites & Harbison PLLC.
KENTUCKY SOCIETY OF CPAs
Kevin Schwartz has been named president of the Kentucky Society of CPAs. Schwartz is a partner in the Owensboro firm Myriad CPA Group.
LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA
Muhammad Babar, S. Brandon Coan, John La Barbera, Mike Mays, Mary Lea Quick and Rebecca Simpson have been named as new members of Louisville Public Media’s board of directors. Babar is a physician and medical director of Oaklawn Nursing Home and Jefferson Place Nursing Home. Coan is owner and manager of Local Interest Consulting LLC. La Barbera is a composer and arranger in the field of jazz and contemporary music and professor emeritus at the University of Louisville School of Music. Mays is president and co-founder of Heine Brothers Coffee. Quick is director of qualitative research for Thoroughbred Research Group. Simpson is senior associate vice president of communications and marketing for the University of Louisville.
SOUTHEASTERN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS
Dr. Henry Vasconez has been elected president of the 2014-2015 Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Vasconez is the chief of the division of plastic surgery and is a professor of surgery and pediatrics in the UK College of Medicine.
SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD
Gov. Steve Beshear has been elected to a second term as chairman of the Southern Regional Education Board. As chairman of the 80-member SREB board, Beshear will work with other governors, legislators and state education leaders to pursue goals for improving public education and student achievement at every level in its 16 member states.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF LAW
Kevin W. Weaver has been appointed to serve on the University of Kentucky College of Law Visiting Committee. Weaver is a managing member of Sturgill, Turner, Barker and Moloney PLLC in Lexington.