Our Board

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Hindman Settlement School’s Board of Directors is made up of professionals and community leaders with a wide variety of business and other relevant experience. Each member is committed to innovation and growth in pursuit of our core values and mission to improve education and opportunity for children and families throughout central Appalachia.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
GEORGE FLETCHER
Chair
Attorney
Lexington, KY
SUSIE MERIDA
Vice-chair
President, Brand Advertising
Lexington, KY
BRIAN LEWIS
Secretary
President, Lewis Brothers
Viper, KY
MICHAEL L SLOANE, II
Treasurer
CEO, The Lark Group
Paris, KY
MICHAEL PALENCIA-ROTH
Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois
Champaign, IL
MEMBERS
TUCKER BALLINGER
President & CEO, Forcht Bank
Lexington, KY
VALERIE SMITH BARTLEY
Attorney
Pikeville, KY
LINDA CONRAD
State Regent, Kentucky Society DAR
Dry Ridge, KY
COLBY HALL
Executive Director, SOAR
Pikeville, KY
PEGGY RASNICK JUSTICE
VP, Physician Network
Pikeville Medical Center
Pikeville, KY
STEPHEN LOYD, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Cedar Recovery
Mount Juliet, TN
RAYMOND W MCLAIN
McLain Family Band
Lexington, KY
OUITA MICHEL
Chef
Midway, KY
AURELIA RADULESCU, MD
Associate Professor, UK College of Medicine
Lexington, KY
KAYLA STELTENKAMP, PHD
Associate Professor, Thomas More University
Lakeside Park, KY
KAREN WATTS
Community Leader
Leburn, KY

LOIS COMBS WEINBERG
Education Advocate
Hindman, KY
ADVISORY BOARD
REBECCA ELAM
Vice-Chair, Schools
Florida Society DAR
DAYNA FERGUSON
Junior Membership Representative, NSDAR
Florence, KY
NANCY HAMPTON
Member, Kentucky Society DAR
Artemis, KY
DONNA MCNEIL
Member, North Carolina Society DAR
Boone, NC
ELAINE FOWLER PALENCIA
Author
Champaign, IL
MARJORIE WILSON
Regent, Joseph Habersham Chapter NSDAR
Atlanta, GA
SHARON WITHERS
Past Registrar General, NSDAR
Lexington, KY