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Board of Trustees

Executive Council

Chair - Mr. Buckner Hinkle Jr., President, Hinkle Holding Company, LLC
Secretary - Mrs. Sherry Surmont, Adm. Assistant to the VP University Advancement, CEO MSU Foundation
Vice Chair - Mr. Perry Allen, Regional President; US Bank
Treasurer - to be elected in June 2018
CEO - Mr. James Shaw, Morehead State University Vice President for Advancement
Legal Counsel - Mr. Paul R. Stokes, Attorney-at-Law


Board of Trustees

Dr. Robert L. Albert, Dean of College of Business & Public Affairs, Morehead State University
Mr. Kenneth Alexander, Retired, Deputy Program Director, Raytheon Company
Mr. Nathan Bishop, Portfolio Manager, Opus Capital Management

Mr. Ronald K. Cartee, Cartee Restaurant Group/Arby’s, President/Owner
Dr. Gerald L. Demoss, Retired, Morehead State University Dean of Science and Technology
Mr. Ronald Griffith, Retired, Assistant Vice President of Instruction, Schoolcraft College

Mrs. Susan Martin, Director of Marketing, the Jockey Club Information Systems
Mr. Jack Matthews, Regional President, ONI Risk Partners

Mr. John C. Merchant, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, Partner
Mr. Gary M. Mitchell, Cornerstone Retirement Advisors, CEO
Dr. Jay Morgan, President, Morehead State University (Ex Officio member)

Mr. Robert D. Neff, President & CEO, Citizens Bank
Mr. Brian G. Nurick, Managing Director for Compass Municipal Advisors, LLC​
Mr. Glenn Stephen Pack, CPA, Pack & Associates

Mr. Andre A. Prefontaine, Family Leisure, Founder/CEO

Mrs. Dava L. Rice, Retired Educator, Cynthiana, KY
Mr. Ed Strosnider, Cincinnati Insurance, Senior Underwriting Manager 

Ms. Janice A. Towles, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Accreditation and Grants Manager

Mr. Brett C. Traver, Executive Director of the Economic Development Council, Inc. (EDC)
Ms. Willi Walker, Professor Emeritus from Eastern Kentucky University
Mr. Christopher Wright, Regional Vice President LoCorr Funds
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