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

Jackie Beard
System Director, Talent Acquisition & Workforce Development, Norton Healthcare
Louisville

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

David Bizianes
Executive Director, Oldham Chamber & Economic Development
LaGrange

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

Tony Carriss
Plant Manager, Voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation
Shelbyville

Rebel Baker Chreste
Regional Program Manager – Greater Louisville – Kentucky Career Center
Louisville

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

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

Todd Dunn
President, UAW Local 862
Louisville

Tony Georges, CHAIR
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

Lisa Kaminski
Vice President, Human Resources, Computershare
Louisville

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

Dr. Marty Pollio
Superintendent, Jefferson County Public Schools
Louisville

Tom Quick
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    

John Snider
Executive Director, Bullitt County Economic Development
Shepherdsville

Jonathan Westbrook
President
East and Westbrook Construction

 

 

KentuckianaWorks Board meeting dates

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.
 

  • Jan. 25, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Seelbach Hotel, 500 S. 4th St. Medallion Ballroom A)
  • Feb. 22, 2018 - 8 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc., 614 W. Main St. #6000)
  • March 22, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Shelby Co. Technology Center, 230 Rocket Lane, Shelbyville, KY 40065)
  • April 26, 2018 - 8:30 - 10 am (Seelbach Hotel, 500 S. 4th St. Medallion Ballroom A)
  • May 24, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • June 28, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • Aug. 23, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • Sept. 27, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)
  • Nov. 15, 2018 - 8:30 am - 10 am (Greater Louisville Inc.)

Program Oversight Committee 

The Program Oversight Committee is a committee of the KentuckianaWorks Board that reviews workforce programs, contracts, and labor market issues in depth and makes recommendations to the full board. The membership consists of board members, appointed representatives of board members and community representatives.

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Rebel Baker Chreste
Regional Program Manager
Greater Louisville Kentucky Career Center, Dept. of Workforce Development

Lauren Griffith
Manufacturing Learning & Development Manager
GE Appliances

Pastor Vincent E. James
Chief of Community Building - Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
Office of Mayor Greg Fischer

Lisa Kaminski
Vice President, Human Resources
Computershare

Deana Epperly Karem, CHAIR
Vice President, Economic Development
Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI)

Christian “Christy” Ralston
Director Workforce Development
Norton Healthcare

Cindy Read, Staff                                 
Deputy Director
KentuckianaWorks

Sadiqa Reynolds
President and CEO
Louisville Urban League

Patricia Williams
President
Louisville Society of Human Resources Management (LSHRM)

 

Program Oversight Committee meeting dates

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

  • Jan. 19, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Feb. 16, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • March 16, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • May 18, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • June 22, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Aug. 17, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Sept. 21, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Nov. 9, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m.