On the Boards: February 2018

Kentuckians named to organizational leadership roles

BIG SANDY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Deborah Craft, Bobby McCool, Howard Roberts and Charles Arnett have been appointed to the Big Sandy Community and Technical College board of directors. Craft, of Paintsville, is a retired special education teacher. McCool, of Van Lear, is director of the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. Roberts, of Pikeville, is dean of the Coleman College of Business at the University of Pikeville. Arnett, of Prestonsburg, is a physician with the Floyd County Health Department.

ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Paul Wallas Witten, Steven Sargeant and Robert Steve Bratcher have been appointed to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College board of directors. Witten, of Leitchfield, is a retired educator. Sargeant, of Elizabethtown, is general manager of technology for Flex Films USA. Bratcher, of Elizabethtown, is director of quality, continuous improvement and safety for Maker’s Mark Distillery.

FORD NATIONAL DEALER COUNCIL

JP Miller Jr. has been elected as 2018 vice chairman of the Ford National Dealer Council.  Miller is CEO and dealer principal of Paul Miller Ford and the Paul Miller Motor Co. in Lexington.

KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ASSOCIATION

The board of directors of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association has announced the following appointments for 2018: Chair – Rob Samuels, chief operating officer of Maker’s Mark Distillery; Vice Chair – Rick Robinson, vice president of U.S. product supply chain for Wild Turkey Distillery; and Secretary/Treasurer – Larry Kass, director of trade relations for Heaven Hill  Brands. Board members for 2018 include: Pauline Rooney, Diageo; Joseph J. Magliocco, Michter’s; Campbell Brown, Brown-Forman; Ryan Ashley, Four Roses; and Earl Hewlette, O.Z. Tyler.

KENTUCKY HOUSING, BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

William Keith Doelker, James William
Gibson
, James K. Piper Jr. and Sherry Diann Redmon have been appointed to the Kentucky Housing, Buildings and Construction Advisory Committee. Doelker, of LaGrange, is a homebuilder and developer. Gibson, of Benton, is a plumber. Piper, of Lexington, is an architect. Redmon, of Russell Springs, is a mobile home retailer.

KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS BOARD

Marshall Flynn has been appointed to the Real Estate Appraisers Board. Flynn, of Frankfort, is a real estate appraiser.

KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS

Chad C. Henderson, James H. England and Jaclyn Cooper Henson have been appointed to the Kentucky State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Henderson, of Somerset, is a chiropractor and owner of Henderson Chiropractic. England, of Robards, is a chiropractor with Nunez Chiropractic. Henson, of Russell Springs, is a chiropractor with Cooper Chiropractic Center.

KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Ron Pavkovich and Edward Dobrzykowski Jr. have been appointed to the State Board of Physical Therapy. Pavkovich, of Lexington, is a physical therapist and owner of Advantage Osteopractic Physical Therapy. Dobrzykowski Jr., of Florence, is a physical therapist and director of system rehabilitation services for St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD

Daniel Mason has been named to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board for a four-year term. Mason is chief lending officer for Traditional Bank.

MADISONVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Alan Jay Thorner and Gary Edward Carver have been appointed to the Madisonville Community College board of directors. Thorner, of Madisonville, is an emergency medicine physician with Baptist Health Madisonville/TEAM Health. Carver, of Central City, is an insurance agent with State Farm.

PRICHARD COMMITTEE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The following individuals have been elected to positions with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence: Chair – William H. Wilson; Vice Chair – Wynn L. Radford III; and Secretary/Treasurer – Carol Lamm. Wilson previously served as deputy executive director for education and outreach for Kentucky Educational Television. Radford retired as president of Higgins Insurance  & Benefits Inc. in Hopkinsville. Lamm, of Berea, is a retired CPA whose career focused on Appalachian community development.

PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Kathy Previs, associate professor of public relations in the Department of Communications at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to serve as the diversity and inclusion liaison for the Public Relations Society of America. She will represent the Thoroughbred Chapter of Lexington.

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Jackie Perkins, Paula Ratliff Pedigo and William Tye Burklow have been appointed to the Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College board of directors. Perkins, of Glasgow, is an IT internal auditor with Fruit of the Loom. Pedigo, of Smiths Grove, is owner of Superior Fence Systems Inc. Burklow, of Bowling Green, is public relations manager for Franklin Precision Industry.

SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Jane S. Hendrickson and Sandra L. Hogg have been appointed to the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College board of directors. Hendrickson, of Harlan, is a retired court reporter and legal secretary. Hogg, of Neon, is health and wellness lead for the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE ATHLETICS DIRECTORS

■ University of Kentucky Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart has been named chair of the Southeastern Conference Athletics Directors.

SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS COMMISSION ON COLLEGES

Jay Marr, president and chief executive officer of Sullivan University has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional accreditor of colleges and universities in the southern region of the United States.

SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD

John M. Carney has been appointed to the Southern Regional Education Board. Carney, of Elkhorn, is an educator and state legislator.

STATEWIDE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Cynthia Elaine Elliott has been appointed to the Statewide Advisory Council for Vocational Rehabilitation. Elliott, of Frankfort, is an attorney and consumer ombudsman for the Kentucky Client Assistance Program.

STOCK YARDS BANK & TRUST

Paul J. Bickel III has joined the boards of directors for both Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. and its parent company, Stock Yards Bancorp Inc. Bickel is founder and president of Louisville-based U.S. Specialties, a commercial building supply company.

UNION COLLEGE

Union College has announced its new members and officers for the board of trustees: Chair – Don Jones; Vice Chair – Don Lane; Treasurer – Kay Dixon; Secretary – Frank Beaty. Teresa Cahill and Gus Hauser have been elected as new trustees.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Elizabeth Griffin McCoy, of Hopkinsville, has been appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees. McCoy will replace Kelly Knight Craft, who has resigned to accept a presidential appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Canada.

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