Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Staff Directory

If you don't see the person you need to contact below, call us at 502-573-1555 and we'll be happy to assist you.

Last name First name Email Phone Title and Unit
Allison Mary Email 502-573-1555 Associate
Armstrong Sheila Email   District Program Manager in Paris Independent,
GEAR UP
Bartley Tony Email   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP
Bell Melissa Email 502-892-3007 Vice President,
Academic Affairs
Bishop Autumn Email   District Program Manager in Bracken County Schools,
GEAR UP
Boone Shayla Email   District Program Manager, Bourbon County Schools, 
GEAR UP
Brooks Bruce Email 502-892-3013 Director of Executive Support/Executive Assistant to the President
Executive
Brown Leslie Email 502-892-3011 Executive Director,
Administrative Services
Brown Anita Email   District Program Manager in Pendleton County Schools,
GEAR UP
Brumley Cheryl Email   Senior Associate, Kentucky Advising Academy
K12 Policies and Programs
Burdette Ilona Email 502-892-3073 Executive Director, Kentucky Virtual Library,
KYVL
Butler Bethanie Email 502-892-3016 Associate,
Administrative Services
Carson Ron Email 502-892-3017 Senior Fellow, Finance and Government Relations,
Finance and Administration
Clark Brad Email   Senior Fellow,
Executive-Legal
Clark De'Anna Email 502-892-3018 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Clark Phyllis Email 502-892-3321 Associate Director,
Kentucky Student Success Collaborative
Couch Kara Email 502-892-3020 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Coulter Brooke Email   District Program Manager in Mercer County Schools,
GEAR UP
Crayton Sterling Email 502-892-3005 Senior Associate, Legal Services
Davidson Cody Email 502-892-3022 Associate Director for Project Reporting and Evaluation,
GEAR UP
Dhanapal Yuva Email 502-892-3076 Systems Architect,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Doyle Mason Email   Project Specialist,
GEAR UP
Ellis Amanda Email 502-892-3066 Associate Vice President,
K12 Policies and Programs
Faesy Heather Email 502-892-3008 Senior Associate, Board Relations,
Executive
Fagan Natalie Email 502-234-0874 Associate Director, Postsecondary Transition and Success, GEAR UP
Fenwick Jarrod Email   District Program Manager in Marion County Schools,
GEAR UP
Fielder Wayne Email 502-892-3010 IT Project Manager,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Fields Joette Email 502-892-3043 Business Specialist,
K12 Policies and Programs
Foster Bret Email 502-892-3181 Senior Fellow,
P-20 Policy and Programs
Fraker Jennifer Email 502-892-3030 Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs and K-12 Policy/Programs
Friskney Doyle Email   Senior Fellow,
Academic Affairs
Garrett Kathy Email 502-892-3082 Senior Associate,
Executive-Legal
Gayheart Gabrielle Email 502-892-3025 Digital Communications Manager,
Communications
Hall Krista Email   Senior Fellow
K12 Policies and Programs
Hampton Randall Email   District Program Manager in Covington Holmes Schools,
GEAR UP
Harnice Nan Email 502-892-3313 Senior Associate, Project Facilitator,
Academic Affairs
Hebert Robin Email 502-892-3144 Senior Fellow,
K-12 Policies and Programs
Holland Mitzi Email   Regional Advising Coordinator
K-12 Policies and Programs
Jackson Mary Email   Senior Associate
Workforce and Econommic Development
Johannsen Amanda Email 502-892-3157 Associate Director,
Academic Affairs
Jolly Cindy Email   District Program Coordinator for Summer Academies, 
GEAR UP
Jones Sarah Email   District Program Manager/ Student & Family Services Specialist - Robertson County Schools,
GEAR UP
Kaffenberger Ryan Email   Senior Associate,
Finance and Budget
Kakulamarri Sujith Email 502-892-3097 Systems Architect,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Keith Jevonda Email 502-892-3031 Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity,
Licensure
Kelly Patrick Email 720-987-3391 Senior Fellow,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Krauss Susan     Senior Fellow
Executive-Legal
Lawson Beth Email   Associate Director for District Implementation,
GEAR UP
Levy Sarah Email 502-892-3034 Executive Director, Postsecondary Licensing,
Licensure
Massa-McKinley Lilly Email 502-892-3036 Executive Director,
Kentucky Student Success Collaborative
Mayberry Stephanie Email 502-892-4274 Senior Director for KSU Relations,
Academic Affairs
McKiernan Shaun Email 502-892-3039 Executive Director,
Finance and Budget
McKinney Lisa Email 502-892-3081 Senior Associate,
Communications
Miley Amanda Email 859-340-2757 Director, 
GEAR UP
Miller Kristie Email 270-316-3883 Regional Advising Coordinator
K12 Policies and Programs
Mineer Michaela Email 502-892-3040 Senior Associate,
Academic Affairs
Muncie Travis Email 502-892-3044 Director,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Nantz Blake Email 502-892-4357 Senior Associate,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Nebbitt Jaime Email 859-619-3949 Senior Associate,
Academic Affairs
Negron Laura Email 502-892-3032 Associate Director of Operations and Development,
GEAR UP
Nimocks Lee Email 502-892-3047 Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff, 
Executive
O'Rourke Destiny Email 270-320-2646 Director,
Counselor Academy
Offutt Dawn Email 502-892-3048 Executive Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,
Diversity and Inclusion
Overton Randy Email 502-892-3050 Senior Associate,
Support and Logistics
Patrick Sue Email 502-892-3051 Executive Director, Communications and Marketing,
Communications
Payne Bill Email 502-892-3052 Vice President,
Finance and Administration
Pennington Beth Ann Email 502-892-3326 Associate Director,
Kentucky Student Success Collaborative
Powell Travis Email 502-892-3054 Vice President and General Counsel,
Executive-Legal
Pressley Mark Email   District Program Coordinator for Frankfort Schools,
GEAR UP
Queen-Gillam Nikki Email 606-939-6344 Regional Advising Coordinator
K-12 Policies and Programs
Robinson Ivy Email 502-892-3057 Senior Associate,
Human Resources
Romious Jessica Email 502-892-3069 Senior Associate,
Diversity and Inclusion
Ross Missy Email 502-892-3014 Associate Director, Communications and Outreach, 
GEAR UP
Rush Gregory Email 502-892-3141 Senior Fellow,
Executive
Shemwell Lisa Email 502-892-3041 Senior Associate,
Executive-Legal
Sizemore Leslie Email 606-813-9072 Senior Fellow,
Workforce and Economic Development
Smith Rae Email 502-892-3058 Director,
Human Resources
Smith Rick Email 502-892-3093 Associate Vice President, Workforce and Economic Development,
Executive
Smither Ashley Email 502-892-3059 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Stevens Kelseigh     District Program Manager, Bath County Schools,
GEAR UP
Thompson Aaron Email 502-892-3079 President,
Executive
Tobin Amy Email 859-473-5937 Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP
Tracy Claudette Email 502-782-3018 Senior Associate
Administrative Services
Vice Janna Email 859-893-8423 Senior Fellow for Policy Development,
Academic Affairs
Walsh Trinity Email 859-916-1488 Regional Advising Coordinator
K12 Policies and Programs
Welch Kim Email 502-892-3215 Executive Director,
GEAR UP
Wohlstein Enid Email 502-892-3068 Senior Fellow,
KYVL
Young Melissa Email 502-892-3071 Executive Director of Special Projects and Lead Writer,
Policy, Planning and External Relations

Last Updated: 8/16/2022