BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
■ The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky has announced its board members for 2017-2018: Chair – Sharon Kerrick, Bellarmine University; Chair-Elect – Vern Eswine, The Marketing Company; Vice Chair, Business and Consumer Affairs – Ann Gregory, The Door Store and Windows; Vice Chairman, Membership and Marketing – Cindy Seiler Reichert, Brown-Forman Corp.; Vice Chairman, Budget, Finance, Audit and Personnel/Treasurer – Scott Graf, CafePress; Vice Chairman, Event Planning and Welcoming Committee – Sam Cilone, FASTSIGNS; Chair/Lincoln Trail Area Business Advisory Committee – Steve Wright, The Wright Legacy Group; Secretary – Michael Bailen, Texas Roadhouse; President/CEO – Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Better Business Bureau; Immediate Past Chair – Raymond G. Strothman, Strothman & Co. Newly elected board members include: Cindy Effinger, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland; Wes Henderson, Louisville Distilling Co.; Jacque Ramsey, Mortenson Family Dental; James Reynolds, Eclipse Roofing & Restoration; Adolfo Ben Ruiz, Adhawks; Karl Truman, Karl Truman Law Office; and Alesha Yaney, Universal Woods. Returning board members include: Michael Anderson, Anderson Business Group; Sharon Y. Board, Chemco Federal Credit Union; Kelly Burke, Office Environment Co.; Kevin Connelly, University of Louisville; Robert Frank, Stock Yards Bank and Trust; Saul Garcia, Los Aztecas Mexican Restaurant; Jan Gordan, Spencerian College; Jackson C. Mullins, Fulfillment Concepts Inc.; Nancy Smith, Callistus Smith Agency; Brian Sternberg, Sternberg Automotive Group; Dave Vogel, Louisville Water Co.; and Brad Warren, MPI Printing.
■ Charles Price has been named to the board of directors of Braidy Industries, a newly formed company that is building a $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill in South Shore, Kentucky. Price is president and CEO of Louisville-based Charah.
EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
■ Juan Carlos Castro and Christopher Pace have been appointed to the Eastern Kentucky University board of regents. Castro, of Lexington, is managing partner of JCC Accounting Solutions and chairman of the Lexington Hispanic Education Association. Pace, of Winchester, is an investor and attorney.
GATEWAY FOUNDATION BOARD
■ The following individuals have been named to the board of directors at Gateway Foundation Board: Blevins Bowlin, Bowlin Group; Kathlyn Burkhardt, Erlanger-Elsmere Independent School District; Patrick Henshaw, Cintrifuse; and Sharmili Reddy, City of Fort Mitchell.
GOVERNOR’S MINORITY EMPLOYMENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
■ Chester Hicks, Kem Delaney-Ellis, Olivia Davis and Deandra Hart have been appointed to the Governor’s Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Development Council. Hicks, of Louisville, is an administrative officer for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Delaney-Ellis, of Shelbyville, is director of health policy for Norton Healthcare. Davis, of Lexington, is an assurance manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Hart, of Louisville, is office manager for Results Physiotherapy.
GREATER LOUISVILLE INC.
■ Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hilliard Lyons, has been named chair-elect of the Greater Louisville Inc. board of directors. New board members include James Beckett, Qualmet; David Gray, Baptist Health Louisville; and Shelley Neal Shaughnessy,
KentuckyOne Health; Drew Eckman, Frost Brown Todd; and Marty Pollio, Jefferson County Public Schools.
KENTUCKY BOARD OF NURSING
■ Crystal Lynn Morgan and Christina Coleman Johnson have been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Morgan, of Marrowbone, is a nurse with Metcalfe County Healthcare. Johnson, of Owenton, is a community health coordinator for Three Rivers District Health Department.
KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON PROPRIETARY EDUCATION
■ Lucinda Pease, Jonah Mitchell, David William Floyd and Gerria Berryman have been appointed to the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education. Pease, of Hillsboro, is an administrative coordinator for the Kentucky Welding Institute. Mitchell, of Nicholasville, is an adjunct professor at the University of Kentucky. Floyd, of Bardstown, is a retired state legislator. Berryman, of Nicholasville, is owner of Emergency Medical Training Professionals.
KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
■ Karen Finan has been appointed to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System board of regents. Finan, of Fort Mitchell, is president and chief executive officer of the Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance.
KENTUCKY TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY TRUST FUND
■ Jessica Shannon Pettigrew, Mary Catherine Hass, Jacquelyn Jean Graven, and David Sun have been appointed to the Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund board. Pettigrew, of Lexington, is a social worker at Eastern State Hospital. Hass, of Louisville, is the owner of Hass Marketing Co. Graven, of Louisville, is the owner of Graven and Associates. Sun, of Louisville, is a neurosurgeon for Norton Healthcare.
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH
■ Kacy Allen-Bryant has been elected chair of the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health. Allen-Bryant is a lecturer for the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
LOUISVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
■ The following individuals have been appointed to the Louisville Regional Airport Authority board of directors: Chair – Jim Welch; Vice Chair – Mary Rose Evans; and Secretary-Treasurer – Les Seibert.
MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
■ Murray State University has named the following individuals to its alumni association board of governors: Tab Brockman, Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation; Taylor Cline, Fifth Third Bank, Louisville; Cameron Gish, Mill Creek Middle School, Nashville; Kip Roberts, Medtronic Inc., Memphis; Jonathan White, ABM Government Services (retired), Hopkinsville; and Sandra Wilson, Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce. Elected to the board of governors executive board for 2017-2018 are: President – Jerry Penner, Murray; President-Elect – Iain Howard, Owensboro; Vice President – Taylor Cline, Louisville; and Immediate Past President – Elizabeth Bailey-Smith, Marion, Ill.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
■ Ashley Himes of California, Kentucky, has been appointed to the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents.
STATEWIDE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
■ The following individuals have been appointed to the Statewide Advisory Council for Vocational Rehabilitation: Carrie Blackham, Whitesville; Sharon Kay Fields, Salyersville; Deanna Sokacz, Louisville; Zella Faye Wells, Paintsville; Michelle Bazeley, Louisville; and Dorothy James Jenkins, Shelbyville.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
■ Raymond Burse has been appointed to the University of Louisville board of trustees. Burse, of Prospect, is a retired vice president and general counsel for GE Appliances and a former president of Kentucky State University.
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
■ George Nichols III has been appointed to the board of regents at Western Kentucky University. Nichols, of Potomac, Maryland, is a former Kentucky commissioner of insurance and currently serves as executive vice president of governmental affairs for New York Life Insurance Co.