Board of Directors

Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Tom Boussard

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Mike Cowles

SECRETARY
Barbie Tatman

TREASURER
Steven A. Wheeler

PAST-PRESIDENT
Thad Connally, III


Dr. David Ciochetty

Joe Davis

Billy Duvall, Jr.

Larnelle Harris

Bud Layne

Liz Nelson

Dr. Tony Norman

Gaines Penn

Gary Raley

Jeffrey Reed l ex officio

Mary Jane Rotellar

Rita Scott

Steve Thurmond

Mary Vitale

Scott Watkins | ex officio

Past 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

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
Carol Wedge

Mary Clagett Barris

Gary Broady

Tom Boussard

Thad Connally III

Dan Renshaw

Steve Wheeler