■ Tim Kelly as been named to the board of directors of the AARP Foundation, an organization that serves low-income older adults. Kelly retired as president and publisher of the Lexington Herald-Leader in 2011 and currently serves as a media adviser and consultant.
■ Dr. Boyd R. Buser has been elected president of the American Osteopathic Association. Buser is dean of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS AND AUTHORS
■ Kentucky attorney, author and photographer Milt Toby has been elected vice president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Toby has written eight books on Thoroughbred racing and equine law.
■ Cindy Ellsworth has been elected to the board of directors of the Boyle County Industrial Foundation. Ellsworth is retired with over 30 years of experience in industrial marketing and accounts management. She has worked in industrial and technical sales for Anaconda Corp., as a tri-state senior sales engineer for Aeroquip Corp., and as a national accounts manager for Atmos Energy.
■ Louisville-based Cedar Lake, a nonprofit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has elected Bryan Bain to the board of directors for Cedar Lake Residences. Bain is the change, incident and problem manager for UPS’s Transportation Technology Group.
■ Theresa F. Camoriano and Christopher L. Thacker have been appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. Camoriano, of Louisville, is a registered patent attorney. Thacker, of Winchester, is an attorney with Billings Law Firm PLLC.
FARMERS CAPITAL BANK
■ John C. Roach has been named to the board of directors for Frankfort-based Farmers Capital Bank Corp. In addition to being a former Kentucky Supreme Court justice, Roach has served as general counsel for both Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Gov. Matt Bevin. He now practices law at Ransdell Roach & Royse PLLC.
FEDERAL COMMISSION ON
■ Kenneth R. Troske has been appointed to serve as a member of the newly established Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, part of the executive branch of the federal government. Troske is associate dean for graduate programs and outreach at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.
FOUNDATION FOR A
■ Belfry attorney Tim Hatfield has been appointed to the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky board of directors.
FRIEND FOR LIFE
CANCER SUPPORT NETWORK
■ Ben Ruley has been elected to the board of directors for the Friend for Life Cancer Support Network in Louisville. Ruley is assistant vice president/managing director of planning and external affairs at Hosparus of Louisville.
WATER QUALITY AUTHORITY
■ Keith Rogers has been appointed to the Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Authority. Rogers, of Glendale, is the chief of staff for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
■ Louisville architect Bradford P. Stengel has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Architects.
BOARD OF AUCTIONEERS
■ Cliff-Ed Irvin, a Lancaster realtor and auctioneer, has been appointed to the Kentucky State Board of Auctioneers.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
■ Michael G. Adams has been named to the Kentucky State Board of Elections. Adams, of Louisville, is an attorney with the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.
KENTUCKY PERSONNEL BOARD
■ Beverly H. Griffith has been appointed to the Kentucky Personnel Board. Griffith, of Owensboro, is a retired corporate attorney.
■ The following individuals have been appointed to the Kentucky Water Resources Board: Stephen A. Coleman, Frankfort; Kevin Jeffries, Crestwood; Kevin Rogers, Lexington; Lloyd R. Cress Jr., Lexington; Earl Bush, Brooksville; and John M. Dix, Bowling Green.
URBAN COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD
■ Ronnie Bastin has been appointed to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board. Bastin is commissioner of public safety for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
LOUISVILLE SPORTS COMMISSION
■ Kelley Dearing-Smith (Louisville Water Co.) and Brett Hale (YUM! Brands) have been appointed to the board of directors of the Louisville Sports Commission. The commission has also announced its new officers for the year: Chair – David Wombwell; Vice Chair – John Willmoth; Secretary – Casner Wheelock; Treasurer – David Bowling; and Wendy Wagoner – Immediate Past Chair. The following individuals have been elected to serve a one-year term on the commission’s executive committee: Cleo Battle, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau; Derek Bland, Houston-Johnson Inc.; David Bowling, Citizens Union Bank; Jon Cooper, Norton Audubon Hospital; Stacie Grossfeld, Orthopaedic Specialists PLLC; Brett Hale, YUM! Brands Inc.; Mark Lynn, Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates PLLC; Mitchell Payne, University of Louisville; David Phillips, Palladium Consulting; Marty Storch, Louisville Metro Parks;
William Summers V, Republic Bank & Trust Co.; Gary Ulmer, Louisville Bats; Lani VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health; Wendy Wagoner, LG&E and KU Energy LLC;
Casner Wheelock, Middleton Reutlinger; John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures; and David Wombwell, US Bank.
FOR STATE COURTS/
OF CHIEF JUSTICES
■ Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. has been elected chair of the National Center for State Courts board of directors. He has also been elected president of the Conference of Chief Justices.
■ Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, has elected Jeffrey Burch, Mike Simon and Jill Baffert to its board of directors. Burch is senior vice president of NTRA Advantage, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association’s group-purchasing arm. Simon is editorial director of the Daily Racing Form. Baffert is a former journalist and prominent racing-industry figure.
OPPORTUNITY FOR WORK
AND LEARNING (OWL INC.)
■ Marilyn Clark and Wesley Holbrook have been named to the board of directors of Opportunity for Work and Learning Inc. (OWL), a Central Kentucky organization that helps individuals overcome barriers to employment. Clark is manager of the economic development/supplier diversity office for the Fayette County Public Schools. Holbrook is an administrative officer with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
SOUTHERN STATES ENERGY BOARD
■ Charles G. Snavely has been appointed to the Southern States Energy Board. Snavely is secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
■ The University of Kentucky Alumni Association has elected its officers for the 2016-2017 year: President – Peggy S. Meszaros; President-Elect – Susan Van Buren Mustian; Treasurer – J. Fritz Skeen; and Secretary – Stan R. Key.