On the Boards: January 2018

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Patrick Withrow has been elected to serve as governor-elect for the Kentucky chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Withrow is outreach director for Baptist Health Paducah.

APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE

Tad Myre has been named to the board of trustees of Appalachian Regional Healthcare. Myre is an attorney with the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs and is co-chair of the firm’s healthcare service team.

ASHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

John F. Clark, Brooke Elswick-Robinson, Kathryn Cain Davis, Greg J. Jackson and Ramona F. Salyer have been appointed to the Ashland Community & Technical College board of directors. Clark, of Catlettsburg, is owner of Clark’s Pump-N-Shop convenience stores. Elswick-Robinson, of Catlettsburg, is an executive assistant at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Davis, of Ashland, is vice president and general counsel for the Foundation for the Tri-State Community Inc. Jackson, of Ashland, is human resources manager for Marathon Petroleum’s Catlettsburg Refinery.

BANK OF THE BLUEGRASS & TRUST CO.

Kevin Hinchman has joined the advisory board of Bank of the Bluegrass & Trust Co. Hinchman is director of information technology with the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Theodore Vittos and Brian Houillion have been appointed to the board of directors of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Vittos is a business and marketing professional from Lexington. Houillion, of Frankfort, works in public administration.

COMMUNITY TRUST BANK

Regina Rose has been named to Community Trust Bank’s advisory board for the Flemingsburg market.

CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Bill Geisen has been elected to the board of directors of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association. Geisen is an attorney in Stites & Harbison’s Covington office.

EQUESTRIAN EVENTS INC.

Laura D’Angelo Holoubek has been elected to the board of directors of Equestrian Events Inc., a Kentucky nonprofit that supports the development of horses and riders in sports and organizes the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Championships. Holoubek is a partner in the Lexington office of the Dinsmore law firm.

GATEWAY COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Erik Hermes, Sonja Adams and Charles Session Jr. have been appointed to the Gateway Community and Technical College board of directors. Hermes, of Cold Spring, is owner of Hermes Construction Co. Adams, of Crittenden, is a home educator. Session, of Union, is vice president of government and community affairs for Duke Energy Kentucky.

INSTITUTE FOR AGING

Suzanne Shaffar has been appointed to the Institute for Aging, which advises the secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and other state officials on policy matters related to services for the aged. Shaffar, of Lexington, is an attorney with Embry Merritt Shaffar Womack.

KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES

Jefferson County Circuit Court Clerk David L. Nicholson has been inaugurated as the new executive board president for the Kentucky Association of Counties.

KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES

Dana Zinger has been appointed president of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives board of directors. Zinger is assistant vice president of membership development for Commerce Lexington Inc.

KENTUCKY CLAIMS COMMISSION

Carlo R. Wessels has been appointed to the Kentucky Claims Commission, a three-member panel that oversees tax appeals, crime victim compensation claims and negligence claims against the commonwealth. Wessels, of Villa Hills, is an attorney with Hemmer DeFrank Wessels.

KENTUCKY OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION

Fort Mitchell attorney D. Brian Richmond has been appointed to the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

KENTUCKY RACING HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND INC.

Andre Fereole Regard has been appointed to the board of directors of the Racing Health and Welfare Fund Inc., a charitable nonprofit organization that provides benevolent funding toward the payment of medical, hospital, vision and funeral expenses for those in the Kentucky Thoroughbred industry who demonstrate need. The fund also provides benefits for off-the-job injuries and illnesses not covered other benefits.

KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

Louisville realtor Joseph Anthony Hayden has been appointed to the Kentucky Real Estate Commission.

KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF PODIATRY

Joe Davis Forgy has been appointed to the state board of podiatry. Forgy, of Morgantown, is retired.

NAI GLOBAL

Al Isaac has been named to the NAI Global Leadership Board advisory taskforce. Isaac is president of NAI Isaac, a Lexington commercial real estate firm.

NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Linda Bruckheimer has been elected to the board of trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Bruckheimer has been instrumental in protecting and restoring many historic buildings in Bloomfield, Ky., and with her husband, Jerry, has established the Linda and Jerry Bruckheimer Kentucky Preservation Fund, which supports the preservation of historic buildings, communities, and landscapes in the state of Kentucky.

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