The following individuals have been elected to the 2015-2016 board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana: Emily Johnson, vice president of legal and public affairs at UPS Airlines; Greg Pestinger, alumni Big Brother and director, North American brand at Brown-Forman; George Holtzmann, alumni Big Brother and Arby’s operations manager; Steve Nassau, Big Leadership team member, Big Brother and risk consultant for Old National Insurance; and Scott Godthaab, alumni Big Brother and vice president, regional manager of retail banking at Republic Bank.
CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OF THE BLUEGRASS
The following individuals have been named to the board of directors for the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass: President – William George; Vice President – Paige Rea; Treasurer – Guy Bradley; Secretary – Morgan Hall. Board members: Susan Blake, Matthew Brotherton, Shannon Hillenmeyer, Callie Keller, Amelie Larson, Ray Larson, Matthew Malone, Brenda Mannino, Alicia Miller, Cyndy Harbett Miller, Lee Milward, Jenna Mitchell, Marion Queen, Sarah Razor, Lou Anna Red Corn, Barbara Saunier, Bruce Simpson, Philip Wahle and Derrick Whitaker.
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
Rick Christman, chief executive officer of Employment Solutions in Lexington, has been named to the board of directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service. The corporation operates AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and the Social Innovation Fund.
DANVILLE COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER
Alethea Price and Larry Hensley have been named to the board of directors for the Danville Community Arts Center. Price is a county agent for family and consumer sciences. Hensley is president and publisher at Advocate Communications Inc.
EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Craig M. King, president and CEO of Nicholasville-based R.J. Corman Railroad Group, has been named to the board of regents at Eastern Kentucky University.
EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD
Donna Hedgepath, vice president of academic affairs at Campbellsville University, has been appointed to Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board.
Seth W. Hancock has been named a trustee of Keeneland. He succeeds Louis Lee Haggin III, who retired in August. Hancock, a longtime member of the Keeneland board of directors, joins William S. Farish and William M. Lear Jr. as Keeneland trustees.
KENTON COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD
Nathanial G. Smith, of Fort Mitchell, has been appointed as a member of the Kenton County Airport Board. Smith is a founding partner of SSK Communities.
KENTUCKY LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNCIL
Phillip D. Reed and David T. Gregory have been named members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council. Reed, of Pikeville, is chief of police for the City of Pikeville. Gregory, of Berea, is police chief for the City of Berea.
LIVING ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER
The Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington has announced its 2015-2016 board of directors: President – Paige Bensing, Lexmark; President-Elect – Coley Stilz, Kinkead & Stilz PLLC; Past President – Maggie Mick, Council of State Governments; Treasurer – Robert Williams Jr., Unified Trust; Chair, Capital Campaign – Harriet Dupree Bradley, Dupree Catering & Events; Chair, Community Engagement Committee – Yajaira West, PNC; Chair, H’Artful of Fun – Emmy Hartley, Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions; Chair, Building and Grounds – Dan Hitchcock, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs; Directors – Ryan Atkins, Kentucky Utilities; Brandi Berryman, Lexington Downtown Development Authority; Seth Brewer, Enoteca, Wine + Market, Brewer Natural Resources, Stillwater Holdings; Joseph Coleman, Kentucky League of Cities; Marcus Cross, Eastern Kentucky University; Colmon Elridge, Kentucky State Government; Chris Ford, Lexington Fayette Urban County Government; Jenny Frey, Alltech; Heather Hadi, Heather A. Hadi PSC; Brendon Halvorsen, Chase Bank; Hannah Huggins, Commerce Lexington; Debra Hughley, Clark Material Handling; Hope Hurst Lanham, Hurst Office Suppliers Inc.; Dianne Loeffler, University of Kentucky College of Social Work; Stacie Marksbury, Marksbury Family Foundation; Gregory Pettit, Guthrie Mayes Public Relations; Chad Rudzik, Fifth Third Bank; Randall Vaughn, Gray Construction; Jennifer VanNess, Lexington OBGYN Associates; Meredith Sheffler Walker, Bluegrass Sotheby’s; and Gina Whitis, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC.
MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS
Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, has been named chair of the Mid-South Conference Council of Presidents.
OPPORTUNITY FOR WORK AND LEARNING (OWL)
Phil Blandford, Bradley King and Johnathon Davis have been named to the board of directors for Opportunity for Work and Learning. OWL is a nonprofit that supports the Lexington community by educating and equipping individuals with barriers to employment, such as mental and physical disorders, and assists them in reaching vocational goals.
SOUTHERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION
Dr. Darren L. Johnson, professor and chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kentucky, has been elected president of the Southern Orthopaedic Association.
TOWN SQUARE BANK
Darryl E. Akers, Stephen S. Burchett and Daniel King III have been appointed to the board of directors of Ashland-based Town Square Bank. Akers served as president and CEO or co-president and co-CEO of the bank from 1997 until his retirement in 2012. Burchett, a current director of the company, is a partner in the law firm of Offutt Nord Burchett PLLC. King, also a director of the company, has practiced law in Catlettsburg, Ky., since 1978 and is the assistant attorney for Boyd County.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Frank Shoop and Claude A. “Skip” Berry have been appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees. Shoop, of Lexington, is an auto dealer. Berry, of Eminence, is chairman of Wehr Constructors Inc.’s Kentucky division.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
David Ratterman has been named president of the University of Kentucky alumni association. Ratterman is a partner with the law firm of Stites and Harbison.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Paul J. Diaz and Larry M. Hayes have been appointed to the board of trustees at the University of Louisville. Diaz, of Louisville, is executive vice chairman for Kindred Healthcare. Hayes, of Louisville, is secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.
WORLD TRADE CENTER KENTUCKY
Zachary B. Scott has been named chairman of the board for the World Trade Center Kentucky. Scott is former district president for United Parcel Service.