National Advisory Board
affiliations of non-academic members are listed only for identification
Execuitve Committee members are listed in bold.
chairman, 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.
Bethell, independent journalist, Editorial Services, Washington,
University of Kentucky Libraries
Bishop, co-publisher, The Daily Yonder, Austin,
Tex.; former reporter, Austin American-Statesman
Branscome, retired Standard & Poor's equity research managing director,
Alice Brown, Berea, Ky., president emeritus, Appalachian
former president, Hearst Magazines Enterprises, New York,
Cirillo, 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; member and former chairman, Republican
National Committee; director, Tennessee Valley Authority
Ron Eller, University of Kentucky historian and author;
former director, UK Appalachian Center; co-principal investigator
on rural journalism initiative
Flanagan editor, Times-Gazette, Shelbyville, Tenn.
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
chair, IRJCI Steering Committee and Department of Communication,
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond
publisher, The Ledger-Independent, Maysville, Ky.
Hille, executive director, The Brushy
Fork Institute, Berea, Ky.
Jones, director, Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics
and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
Kelly, retired publisher, Lexington (Ky.)
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, dean, Wake Forest University Divinity School,
Lowe, director, George W. Bush Presidential Library, Lewisville,
former editor and publisher, The Martin Countian, Inez, Ky.
- Lois Mateus, partner in redevelopment of East Market Street in Louisville, contributor to The Harrodsburg Herald and former Brown-Forman Corp. executive
Appalachian director, Steele-Reese Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Leonard Press, founding director, Kentucky Educational
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
Slaton, former state commissioner of health, Georgetown,
Smith, vice president/talent management, Gannett Co. Inc.
D. Squires, Versailles, Ky., horse breeder, author, and
former editor, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel
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
Cooperatives, Louisville, Ky.
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.