AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Douglas Scutchfield has been appointed to the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health for a three-year term. Scutchfield is the Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research and Policy in the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health.
BOYS & GIRLS HAVEN
Timothy Findley and Gregg Brooks have been named chair and vice chair, respectively, of Boys & Girls Haven, a nonprofit organization that serve at-risk youth across Kentucky. Findley is system director of diversity and inclusion at Norton Healthcare. Brooks is a principal of Worldwide Benefit Services LLC. Newly appointed members to the board of trustees include Ivy Brito, Ivy Brito State Farm Insurance; Zach Fry, Keller Williams Realty; Judi Vanderhaar, Jefferson County Public Schools; and Doug Whyte, J.D. Whyte Co.
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Kentucky Public Service Commission Vice Chairman James Gardner has been named to the advisory council of the Electric Power Research Institute Inc., the international research arm of the electric power industry. Gardner is one of 10 advisory council members representing the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NURSING RESEARCH
Ellen Hahn, professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, has been appointed as one of 12 ambassadors for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, an independent nonprofit group advocating for nursing science on behalf of the National Institute of Nursing Research.
GREATER LOUISVILLE MARCH FOR BABIES
Mark Carter will serve as chairman for the 2015 Greater Louisville March for Babies. Carter is chief executive officer for Passport Health Plan.
KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CONVENTIONS AND VISITORS BUREAU
Katie Fussenegger has been named treasurer of the Kentucky Association of Conventions and Visitors Bureau.
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Ken Gish Jr. has been elected chair of the Kentucky Bar Association’s environment, energy and resources law section. Gish is an attorney with Stites & Harbison PLLC’s Louisville office. Lisa Brones Huber has been named chair of the KBA attorneys’ advertising commission for 2014-2015.
KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Wil James, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky, will chair the board of directors of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, effective Oct. 1. Kevin Canafax, vice president of public affairs for Fidelity Investments – Midwest Region, has been named chair-elect for 2015.
KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
Joshua Tunning has been named to serve as a member of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Tunning, of Newport, is a student at Northern Kentucky University and represents students at a state institution of postsecondary education.
KENTUCKY EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION
Michael E. Dossett has been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Emergency Response Commission. Dossett, of Louisville, is director of Kentucky Emergency Management.
KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY
Lori Dawn Warden and Margaret D. Combs have been appointed to serve on the State Board of Accountancy. Warden, of Edgewood, is a certified public accountant with Rudler PSC. Combs, of London, is a certified public accountant and professor at the University of the Cumberlands.
KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY
Sara Elaine Farris has been named to the Kentucky State University board of regents. Farris, of Shelbyville, is a retired school superintendent.
LOUISVILLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND
Natalie Harris and Travis Yates have been named to the 13-member board of the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Harris is executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless of Louisville. Yates is president and chief executive officer of Beacon Property Management.
LOUISVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
Jim Welch has been named chairman of the board of directors for the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. Phil Lynch and Jon Meyer have been named vice chairman and secretary/treasurer, respectively. Welch is vice chairman of the Brown-Forman Corp. Lynch is vice president and director of corporate communications for Brown-Forman. Meyer is partner and chairman of the board of Jones, Nale & Mattingly PLC, Certified Public Accountants in Louisville.
MADISONVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Robert W. Brooks has been named to the board of directors for Madisonville Community College. Brooks, of Hanson, is a healthcare administrator at Baptist Health Madisonville.
Marland Cole, Gerald Reynolds and John Rippy have been named to the board of directors at Louisville-based Metro Bank. Cole is vice president of development at Simmons College of Kentucky. Reynolds is general counsel and chief compliance officer and corporate secretary for LG&E and KU Energy LLC. Rippy is senior vice president and risk management officer for Republic Bank & Trust Co.
MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY
J. Daniel Kemp, mayor of the City of Hopkinsville, has been appointed to the Murray State University board of regents.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY AND CITY HEALTH OFFICIALS
Georgia Heise has been named president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Heise is director of Three Rivers Health District Health Department in Owenton.
NATIONAL NEUROTRAUMA SOCIETY
Diane Snow has been elected to serve as president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society. Snow is an endowed chair and professor of the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Center at the University of Kentucky.
SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation has named three new board members and elected its 2014-2015 executive committee: New board members include: Clint Long, vice president, Investment Advisors, Institutional Services, Fifth Third Bank; Jay E. Ingle, attorney, Jackson Kelly PLLC; David M. Blake, neurologist, Lexington Neurology; and Teresa Wallen, owner Abigail Lynne LLC. Named to the executive committee are: Chair – Alan VanArsdall, president, Central Bank; Vice Chair – Greg Yeary, Merrill Lynch Yeary Group; Treasurer – Stephen Hillenmeyer, Stephen Hillenmeyer Landscape; and Secretary Tony Ottaiano, Lexus of Lexington.
SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD
Mary Ann Blankenship has been appointed to the Southern Regional Education Board. Blankenship, of Midway, is executive director of the Kentucky Education Association.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Cammie DeShields Grant and Robert D. Vance have been appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees. Grant, of Winchester, is a retired educator. Vance, of Maysville, is the retired secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Craig Greenberg has been appointed to the University of Louisville board of trustees. Greenberg, of Louisville, is president of 21c Museum Hotels.