affiliations of non-academic members are listed only for identification
- Lois Mateus, chair; partner in redevelopment of East Market Street in Louisville, contributor to The Harrodsburg Herald and former Brown-Forman Corp. executive
chair emeritus; former host of "Comment on Kentucky;" former
owner and editor of Kentucky and Tennessee newspapers; former
Appalachian Regional Commission federal co-chair
correspondent, National Public Radio
Alexander, independent writer, Murray, Ky.
independent journalist, Editorial Services, Washington,
University of Kentucky Libraries
Bishop, former co-publisher, Daily Yonder; former reporter, Austin American-Statesman; former columnist, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader; author, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart
retired Standard & Poor's equity research managing director,
Alice Brown, Berea, Ky., president emeritus, Appalachian
Cirillo, founder, Clearfork Community Collaborative and
What on Earth community newsletter, Eagan, Tenn.
Clinton, CEO, Cenla Advantage Partnership,
Alexandria, La.; former president, Southern Growth Policies Board
Davis, president, Center for Rural Strategies, Whitesburg,
M. 'Mike' Duncan,
president, Inez (Ky.) Deposit Bank; president, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity; member and former chairman, Republican
National Committee; former chairman, Tennessee Valley Authority
Ron Eller, retired University of Kentucky historian and author, Uneven Ground: Appaalchia Since 1945;
former director, UK Appalachian Center; co-principal investigator
on initiative that led to creation of the Institute for Rural Journalism
Kent Flanagan, retired bureau chief, The Associated Press, Nashville
director emeritus, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky; founder, Friedell Committee for Health System Transformation
Gish, editor, The Mountain Eagle,
Nancy L. Green, external relations director, Ivy Tech Community College, Richmond, Ind.
Greider, national affairs correspondent,
The Nation; author, Who Will Tell the People?
and The Education of David Stockman and other
IRJCI Steering Committee chair and retired Foundation Professor of Journalism,
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond
publisher, The Ledger-Independent, Maysville, Ky.
Hille, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development, Berea, Ky.
Jones, director, Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics
and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
CEO, Bevkirk International; former anchor, News Channel 8 (WJLA-TV), Arlington, Va., and Washington,
Gay Legg, Legg Strategies, Somerset, Ky.;
former Rural Utilities Service administrator and Appalachian
Regional Commission alternate co-chair
Leonard, founding dean, Wake Forest U. Divinity School,
Lowe, director, George W. Bush Presidential Library, Lewisville,
Tenn., former publisher, The Martin Countian, Inez, Ky.
Appalachian director, Steele-Reese Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Ray, former executive director, West Virginia Public Broadcasting,
Rosenberg, founder, Appalachian Research and Defense Fund
of Kentucky, Prestonsburg, Ky.
Ross, producer and co-writer, James Agee Film Project,
producer, Kentucky Educational Television, Lexington
former Kentucky commissioner of health, Georgetown
Smith, vice president/talent management, Gannett Co. Inc.
former Kentucky bureau chief, The Associated Press
Turner , Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education,
Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
publisher, Freeman Courier, Freeman, S.D.
vice president for communications, Kentucky Association of Electric
White, director, Office of Economic and Business Development,
U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; former federal
co-chairman, Appalachian Regional Commission
Wilson, president, West Virginia Humanities
Council, Cottageville, W. Va.