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.

Ashley F. Giannattasio, Republic Bank and Trust Company

Vice Chair (Chair Elect)

Dr. Alicia Averette, Jefferson County Public Schools

Alice H. Cowley, CPA, Thomson Reuters

Carol Alvarez, Brown-Forman
Nicki Belcher, WHAS 11
Pete Berdovich, Keeneland Association
Shannon Charnas
Angela Cooper
Dana M. Eberle-Peay, CLLB Law
Diane Georges, Brown-Forman
Pam Missi, Norton Women & Children’s Hospital
Jennifer McMinn, LCSW, Volunteers of America Mid-States
Sherri Toohey-Taylor, Haven Residential
Lauren Walker, Kentucky Lottery