Leadership & Board of Directors


Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

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

Lee Young

Minister of Music & Congregational Care, State Street United Methodist Church

Caleb Wheat

Pastor, St. James United Methodist Church

Dr. Terry Daniels

Certified FocalPoint Business Coach

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

Tracey Young

District Grant Writer, Warren County Public Schools

Ex-Officio Board Members

Larry Wells

Current Chair of District Trustees

Mark Dickinson

Superintendent, South Central District of the UMC

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