AVIATION MUSEUM OF KENTUCKY
- William Andrews, Vince Helm and Kent Whitworth have been named to the board of trustees of the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington. Those already serving as trustees include: Ronnie Bastin, Lewis Bosworth, Gary Campbell, Rocky Fazzalaro, George Gumbert, Jerry Landreth, Gary Lowe, Mike Malone, Bill McKinney, Betty Murphy, Ed Murphy, Margie Riggs, Robert Riggs, Ali Robinson, Marty Schadler, Ron Spriggs, Doug Steele, Roger Storch and Gerry van der Meer.
- Brent Cooper, Terry Lester, Glenn Leveridge and Aaron Thompson have been named to the board of directors of Louisville-based Baptist Health. Cooper is president of C-Forward Information in Covington. Lester recently retired as pastor of First Baptist Church in London. Leveridge is market president for Central Bank in Winchester. Thompson is executive vice president and chief academic officer for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
BAPTIST HEALTH FOUNDATION LEXINGTON
- Baptist Health Foundation Lexington has announced its 2016 board of directors: Chair – Betty Simms, Baptist Health Lexington; Vice Chair – Geneva Donaldson, community volunteer; Treasurer – John Franke, Baptist Health; Secretary Lindsey Dablow, Baptist Health Foundation Lexington; Board members – Cyndi Allen, Realtor; Dave Baker, WKYT; C. Joseph Beavin, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC; Sue Brandstetter, Baptist Health Lexington Auxiliary; Jeff Fraley, United States Achievement Academy and SouthEast Printing and Mailing Service; Doug Hacker, Congleton-Hacker Co.; Marta S. Hayne, Baptist Health Lexington; Terri A. Jones, Central Bank & Trust Co.; Kathy Kioussopoulos, Baptist Health Lexington; James E. Miller, Transylvania University; Patricia Mohrhusen, community volunteer; Preston P. Nunnelley; Donald Secrest, Baptist Health Lexington; John P. Shasky, Fifth Third Bank; William G. Sisson, Baptist Health Lexington, and Patricia E. Takacs, Beaumont Family Dentistry.
- Nana Lampton has been elected to the Berea College board of trustees. Lampton is chairman and chief executive officer of American Life and Accident Insurance Co. of Kentucky.
- Jess Corell, Tao Le and Brian Mefford have been elected to serve on the board of trustees for Centre College. Corell, of Stanford, is the founder of First Southern Bancorp Inc. Le is an allergist with Central Allergy and Asthma in Elizabethtown. Mefford, of Alvaton, is the founder, CEO and chair of Bowling Green-based Connected Nation Exchange.
DINSMORE & SHOHL
- Barbara B. Edelman has been elected to the board of directors of the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl. Edelman is a partner in the firm’s Lexington office.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CLEVELAND
- Tucker Ballinger, president and chief executive officer of Lexington-based Forcht Bank, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland – Cincinnati Branch.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
- Ben Reno-Weber has been named to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Louisville Branch. Reno-Weber is CEO of the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association in Frankfort and project director of the Greater Louisville Project. Also serving on the board are: Malcolm Bryant, Owensboro; David P. Heintzman, Louisville; Alice K. Houston, Louisville; Mary K. Moseley, Louisville; and Randy Schumaker, Russellville.
FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY
- Carlos Marin and Vivian Lasley-Bibbs have been appointed to the board of directors of Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Marin, of Lexington, is the program director for the University of Kentucky Area Health Education Centers. Lasley-Bibbs, also of Lexington, is acting branch manager and epidemiologist for the Kentucky Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity. Matt Minier, Melissa Slone, Michael Keck and Randy Gooch have been named as new members of the organization’s community advisory committee, one of the foundation’s two guiding bodies.
- Wes Omohundro has been named to the board of directors of both Kentucky Bank and Kentucky Bancshares Inc. Omohundro, of Lexington, is controller for The Allen Co. Inc.
KENTUCKY CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE
- Alicestyne Turley has been appointed to the governing board of the Kentucky Center for African-American Heritage in Louisville. Turley, director of Berea College’s Carter G. Woodson Center and assistant professor of African and African-American studies, has also been appointed to the executive board of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Washington, D.C.
KENTUCKY DISTILLERS ASSOCIATION
- The Kentucky Distillers Association has announced its board of directors for 2016: Chair – Chris Morris, Brown-Forman; Vice Chairman – John Rhea, Four Roses Distillery; Secretary-Treasurer – Rob Samuels, Beam Suntory/Maker’s Mark; Directors – Rick Robinson, Wild Turkey; Pauline Rooney, Diageo North America; Larry Kass, Heaven Hill; Joseph Magliocco, Michter’s Distillery; and Eric Gregory, Kentucky Distillers’ Association.
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD
- Russ Hensley and Don Mosier have been named to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board. Hensley is a council member with Lexington’s Urban County Council and is CEO of Shatterbox, a multidisciplinary design firm based in Lexington and Louisville. Mosier is chief operating officer and executive vice president of East Kentucky Power Cooperative Inc.
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
- The following individuals have been elected as officers of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission: Chair – Letonia Jones; Vice Chair – Bob Orbach; Secretary – Theresa Parks; and Treasurer – Michael Ades.
NCAA HONORS COMMITTEE
- Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has been elected chair of the nine-person NCAA (National Collegiate Athletics Association) Honors Committee, a committee that reviews nominations and selects recipients for five categories of NCAA awards.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
- Six new members have been named to the board of the Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation Inc.: William R. Allen, Thompson Hine LLP; Rodney D’Souza, Northern Kentucky University; Michael Hales, Northern Kentucky University; Dov Rosenberg, Allos Ventures; Jordan Vogel, Cintrifuse; and Larry D. Williams, Wood Herron & Evans LLP.
SEWANEE: THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
- Buck Hinkle Jr. has been elected to the board of regents of Sewanee: The University of the South. Hinkle, who earned his bachelor’s degree from Sewanee, is an attorney in the Lexington office of Stites & Harbison PLLC.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
- William E. Summers IV has been appointed to the board of trustees of the University of Louisville. Summers, who is retired, most recently served as deputy mayor and chief administrative officer for Louisville Metro Government from 2003-2012.