Board of Directors

The KentuckianaWorks Board is made up of community leaders appointed by local elected officials in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties in Kentucky. The Board oversees federal, state and local workforce development funding for the seven-county region and determines strategic goals for the region's workforce development efforts.

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Greg Fischer
Mayor, Louisville Metro Government
Louisville

Mark Ballard
Plant Manager, Sabert Corporation
Shepherdsville

Derek Bland
Vice President, Houston-Johnson, Inc. 
Louisville

David Bizianes
Executive Director, Oldham Chamber & Economic Development
LaGrange

Tony Bohn
System Vice President & Chief HR Officer, Norton Healthcare
Louisville

Willie Byrd
Director, Options Unlimited/Coalition for Workforce Diversity
Shepherdsville

Tony Carriss
Plant Manager, Voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation
Shelbyville

Dana Crittendon
President, IUE-CWA, Local 83761
Louisville

Roger Cude
Enterprise VP, Talent & Org Development, Humana
Louisville

Steve Cunanan
Chief Administrator/Chief People Officer, Kindred Healthcare
Louisville

Danny DeSpain
Business Manager/Financial Secretary, Local Union 502
Louisville

Tony Georges
Human Resources Director, UPS - Air Region
Louisville

Dr. Ty J. Handy
President, Jefferson Community & Technical College
Louisville

Ryan Henson
Regional Program Manager - Central Region, Kentucky Career Center
Florence

Tami Hatfield-Kennedy
Senior Human Resource Associate, Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant
Louisville

Rev. Vincent E. James, Sr.
Pastor, Elim Baptist Church
Louisville

Kent Oyler
President & CEO, Greater Louisville, Inc.
Louisville

Dr. Marty Pollio
Acting Superintendent, Jefferson County Public Schools
Louisville

Tom Quick, CHAIR
Vice President of Human Resources, GE Appliances
Louisville

Sadiqa Reynolds
President & CEO, Louisville Urban League
Louisville

April Troutman
Human Resources Director, Paradise Tomato
Louisville

Vidya Ravichandran
President, Glow Touch Technologies
Louisville    

Danette Rhoads
Vice President of Human Resources, Computershare
Louisville

Wayne Theiss
President, Theiss Furniture
LaGrange


Please note: KentuckianaWorks provides, upon request, reasonable accommodations necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in services, programs and activities. To request reasonable accommodations, please call (502) 574-2500 at least one week prior to the meeting you plan to attend.


KentuckianaWorks Board

  • Jan. 26 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Seelbach Hilton Hotel, 500 S. 4th St. Mezzanine Salon CD)
  • Feb. 23 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc., 614 W. Main St. #6000)
  • March 23 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • May 25 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • June 22 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Seelbach Hotel)
  • Aug. 24 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • Sept. 28 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • Nov. 16 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)


Program Oversight Committee

Meetings are conducted at KentuckianaWorks, 410 West Chestnut St., Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202

  • Jan. 20 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Feb. 17 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • March 17 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • May 19 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • June 16 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • August 18 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • September 15 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • November 10 8:30 – 10 a.m.