Leadership & Board of Directors


Mark Dickinson

Mark Dickinson

Co-Executive Director; Superintendent, South Central District of the UMC


Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

Co-Executive Director and Chair of Finance; Retired Professor, Western Kentucky University, Gordon Ford College of Business


Susan McCloud

Susan McCloud

Director of Education


Jeannie Atwood

Jeannie Atwood

Development Director


Board of Directors

Nevil Speer


Independent Consultant


Alex Downing

President, Franklin Bank & Trust​​​

Amy M. Smith

Social Services Specialist, DCBS – Protection & Permanency

Andee Crutcher

Pharmaceutical Sales, Merck & Co.

Cambron Wright

Pastor, Faith United Methodist Church

Destini Eaton

Director of Marketing,
Atalla Plastic Surgery​​​

Jackie Pope – Tarrence

Retired Professor and Administrator, Western Kentucky University​​​

Jason Brown

Executive Minister, Broadway United Methodist Church

Jay Smith

Pastor, State Street United Methodist Church

Jim Bullington

Realtor, ReMax Real Estate Executive

Michelle McGahan

Small Group Leader, Bible Study Fellowship

Robert Porter

Sr. Vice President Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sonja Blatchford

Retired Executive Minister, Broadway United Methodist Church

Travis Calvert

Attorney, Harlin Parker

Ex-Officio Board Members

Larry Wells

Current Chair of District Trustees

Marco Ballesteros

Pastor, Corazones Cristianos United Methodist Church

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