Barbara Young

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Address: 208 Barrow Road, Lexington, KY 40502

Phone: (859) 266-6761

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Length of Service on the Board: July 2, 2009-present

Term Expires: June 30, 2021

Offices/Positions Held on the Board: Member, Executive Committee; Member, Academic and Student Affairs Committee; Member, Investment Committee; Member and Former Chair, University Health Care Committee (2018); Former Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Barbara Young has been appointed for a second consecutive term. Ms. Young holds a bachelor's degree from Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia. She previously owned and operated Ashwood Travel Agency. She has been associated with numerous boards and organizations, including the Lexington Public Library Board of Trustees, The Lexington School Board of Trustees, W. T. Young Library Endowment Advisory Committee, and Sweet Briar College Board of Directors. She has served as president of the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation. While serving on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2007, she served as chair of the University of Kentucky Hospital Committee. In 2009, she was reappointed to the Board and has chaired the University Health Care Committee since that time. She also currently serves as Vice Chair and is a member of the Executive and Academic and Student Affairs Committees.

Updated November 29, 2016 by Web Administrator