Governing Board

Chancellor

Gov. Matt Bevin

Officers

Michael J. Hammons
President
Park Hills
Director of Advocacy, Children Inc.

Constance Alexander
First Vice President
Murray
Writer, poet and playwright

Tommy Turner
Second Vice President
Magnolia
LaRue County Judge Executive

J. McCauley Brown
Third Vice President
Harrods Creek
Vice President, Brown-Forman Corp.

Members

Terms Expiring November 2017

Chris Black
Paducah
President, Ray Black & Son Inc. (construction company)

Jennifer P. Brown
Hopkinsville
Opinion editor and columnist, Kentucky New Era

Betty Sue Griffin
Frankfort
CEO, The Griffin Group (professional education and corporate coaching agency)

James M. Wallace
Cadiz
Retired educator and former superintendent of schools, Trigg County

Terms Expiring November 2018

Nancy Grayson
Walton
Director of strategic initiatives, Northern Kentucky Education Council

Laureen Laumeyer
Elizabethtown
History educator and resource specialist, Bullitt County Schools

Carolea Mills
Inez
Founding director, Roy Collier Community Center

John W. Steinman III
Erlanger
President, Forge Lumber Co.

Terms Expiring November 2019

John Hardin
Bowling Green
History professor, Western Kentucky University

Bobby McCool
Van Lear
Chief institutional officer, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Wayne Onkst
Retired state librarian and commissioner of the State Library and Records Commission
Erlanger

Cynthia Torp
Corydon, Indiana
President and owner, Solid Light Inc., Louisville

Terms Expiring November 2020

Colmon Elridge
Georgetown
Global Vice President, International Coach Federation

Haley McCoy
Richmond
Executive Director, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, Frankfort

Henry C.T. Richmond
Lexington
Partner, Dickinson Wright, PLLC

Julie Scoskie
Louisville
Vice President, Filson Historical Society

Representing Archives and Records Commission

Terry Manuel 
Frankfort

Ex-Officio, Honorary Members

Col. William A. Denny
Frankfort
Chair, Kentucky Military History Museum Committee

Sharon Hackworth
Shelbyville
Chair, Kentucky Oral History Commission

Sharon Tabor
Bowling Green
Kentucky Museums & Heritage Alliance

Representing KHS

Kent Whitworth
Executive director