Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for The Center for Women and Families consists of individuals carefully chosen for their varying backgrounds and unique skill sets who have a true dedication and passion for The Center’s mission. The board members engage in strategic planning to ensure the agency’s programs are achieving the desired goals. They guide the agency’s policies, as well as provide oversight and management for the agency, in conjunction with the President/CEO, to ensure The Center maintains its legal and ethical integrity. The Board has responsibility for financial oversight for The Center, including setting and approving the annual budget.

Chair
Ann Bauer, Republic Bank & Trust

Chair Elect
Dana LackeyOld National Bank

Vice Chair
Leslie Coyle, Hilliard Lyons

Treasurer
Kristin McDonner, Crowe Horwath LLP

Secretary
Stephanie Hawkins Smith, Unistar

Directors
Carol Alvarez, Brown Forman 
Mary Bacon
Richard Banta, ERDCO Properties
Connie Barker
Heather Bass Ph.D, East End Psychological Associates
Annie Bender, HomePage Realty 
Nancy Bottoms, UPS
Shannon Charnas, LG&E
Christopher Colson, Texas Roadhouse
Steve Conrad, LMPD
Dana Eberle-Peay, McNeely Stephenson
Monica Edwards, Doe-Anderson
Diane French Nguyen, Brown-Forman
Shelly Gibson, Thorntons
Eric Goodman
Maria Hughes, Humana
Dr. John Marshall, JCPS
Pam Missi, Norton Healthcare
David Nicholson, Office of Circuit Court Clerk
Casey Ramage
Shelley Santry, UofL Law School
Kristin Warfield, Churchill Downs
Jill Whitehouse, Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency
Robert Webb, Frost , Brown, Todd LLC

Advisory Council
George Bell, ORI, Inc.
Toni Clem
Marjorie Farris, Stites & Harbison
Chasity Grauel, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP
Kim Tharp-Barrie, Norton Healthcare

Emeritus in Memoriam
Nolen Allen
Lewis Cole
Joan and Lee Thomas