Board of Directors

Arts of Southern Kentucky

Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jeffrey A. Reed
President & CEO

Elizabeth Sigler, ASK Board Chair
Bell, Orr, Ayers & Moore, PSC – Attorney

Joe Davis, Chair-Elect
Gerald Printing – President & Owner

Steve Wheeler, Treasurer
CRI CPAs & Advisors – Partner

Dr. Harold J. Little, Jr., Secretary
WKU Professor – Retired

Dr. Gary Ransdell, Member at Large
WKU President – Retired

Julie Wedge, Member at Large
Haskins Foundation – President


MEMBERS AT LARGE

Kayla Bailey
Retired Educator

Brent Bjorkman
Kentucky Museum, WKU Director, Kentucky Folklife Program

Tom Boussard
Regional Vice President of Danaher Corporation dba,
Hennessy Industries – Retired

Gary Broady
Franklin Bank & Trust, CEO

Jessica Carver
College Heights Foundation, Vice President

Dr. David Ciochetty

D.C. Clement
State Farm Insurance Agent

Gerri Combs
South Arts & Kentucky Arts Council – Former CEO

Mike Cowles

Billy DuVall, Jr.

Jimmie Gipson
CEO Houchens Industries – Retired

Tom Harned
LEAD – Executive Director

Mandy Hicks
English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP –
Director of Marketing & Communication

Sherry Howell
Fruit of the Loom –
Director, H.R. Business Partner

Dr. Mohammed Kazimuddin
Western KY Heart, Lung, Gastroenterology –
Founder & President

Dr. Leslie Tutt Kerrick
Graves Gilbert Clinic –
Diagnostic Radiology Specialist

Tony Lindsey
Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology – Owner
Musician

Allison Mefford
Attorney

Amy Milliken
Warren County – Attorney

Susan Page Minton
Carlisle Consultant & Community Volunteer

Dr. Sharon Mutter
WKU – Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science

Liz Nelson
Providence Homes – Custom Home/Commercial Designer
Real Estate Agent

Dr. Tony Norman
Morehead State University
Ernst & Sara Lane Volgenau College of Education – Dean

Lora Patton
Community Volunteer

Gaines Penn
English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP – Partner

Kirk Pierce
Franklin Bank & Trust –
Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer

Dr. Pippa Pinckley-Stewart
Graves Gilbert Clinic –
Pediatrician

Hon. Jody Richards
Kentucky State Representative
1976-2019

Tommy Ross
South Central Bank – President & CEO

Mary Jane Rotellar

Rita Scott
Airlanse Travel – Owner, Retired
The Club at Olde Stone – Advisory Board

Barbie Tatman

Debbie Thornton
Writer – Business Woman

Steve Thurmond
Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce –
Executive Director

Mary Vitale
New Millennium Real Estate, LLC – Owner

Past Orchestra Kentucky Board Presidents

2000-2001
Michael Thurman

2001-2002
Janet Bass Smith

2002-2003
Duncan McKenzie

2003-2004
Charles W. Smith

2004
Jeanette Rayles

2005-2006
Margaret Huddleston

2006-2007
Nancy Carwell

2007-2008
Claudia Downey

2008-2009
David Lanphear

2009-2010
Carol Wedge

2010-2012
Brian Schuette

2012-2014
Steve Downey

2014-2016
Linda Leigh

2016-2018
Thad Connally, III

2018-2020
Tom Boussard

National Advisory Board

JERRY BAKER (D.)
Baker Arboretum

CHUCK BARRIS (D.)
TV producer and best-selling author

CURTIS BURCH
Grammy-winning Bluegrass artist

CHRIS GUTHRIE
President Trace Die Cast

LARNELLE HARRIS
Grammy and Dove-winning Christian artist

JOHN A. HILLERICH, III
Chair Hillerich & Bradsby Co.

JIM JOHNSON
Jim Johnson Nissan/Hyundai

REP. JODY RICHARDS
Member Kentucky House of Representatives

JANINE TURNER
Actress, Author and Singer

DON VITALE
Chair Manchester Capital

DENNY WEDGE
Wedge Insurance Agency

Foundation Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Julie Wedge

Mary Clagett Barris

Gary Broady

Tom Boussard

Thad Connally III

Dan Renshaw

Steve Wheeler