2021 KPA Board of Directors now in place with State At-Large appointments

John McGary

Chris Ordway

The 2021 Kentucky Press Association/Service Board of Directors are now finalized. Incoming President Sharon Burton has selected her four State At-Large appointments with the addition of Chris Ordway, publisher of the Elizabethtown News Enterprise, and Woodford Sun editor John McGary. They join Charles Myrick, general manager/editor of the Mountain Advocate in Barbourville, and Forrest Berkshire, editor of The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown, who were both appointed for second terms.

With the State At-Large appointments firmed up, here’s a look at your 2021 KPA/KPS Board of Directors. You will note that the Board is the largest, in terms of numbers, of any state press association in the country.

President – Sharon Burton, Adair County Community Voice

President-Elect — Regina Catlett, Sturgis News/Sebree Banner

Vice President — Glenn Gray, Nolan Group Media

Treasurer — Dennis Brown, Lewis County Herald

Past President — Jeff Jobe, Jobe Publishing

District 1 – Loyd Ford, The Lake News Calvert City

District 2 – Allison Evans, Crittenden Press, Marion

District 3 – Dave Taylor, Hancock Clarion, Hawesville

District 4 – Steve Gaines, Bowling Green Daily News

District 5 – Allison Shepherd, LaRue County Herald News, Hodgenville

District 6 – Jane Ashley Pace, Oldham Era, LaGrange

District 7 – Jeff Moore, Carrollton News Democrat

District 8 – Dennis Brown, Lewis County Herald

District 9 – Russ Cassady, Appalachian News Express, Pikeville

District 10 – Jessica Butler, Beattyville Enterprise

District 11 – Mark Hoskins, Manchester Enterprise

District 12 – Charlie Van Leuven, Casey County News, Liberty

District 13 – James Scogin, Georgetown News-Graphic

District 14 – Keith Taylor, Berea Citizen

KPA News Editorial Division Chair – Jeff Moreland, Bluegrass Newsmedia

KPA Advertising Division Chair – Heather McGinnis, Lexington Herald-Leader

Journalism Education Representative – Michele Day, Northern Kentucky University

Journalism Education Representative – Stan McKinney, Campbellsville University

Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association Chair – Stephanie Anderson, Murray State University


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