Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Staff Directory

Last name First name Email Phone Title and Unit
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
Blevins Tami Email 859-391-2625 Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP
Boone Shayla Email   District Program Manager, Bourbon County Schools, 
GEAR UP
Brooks Bruce Email 502-892-3013 Director of Executive Support and Logistics,
Executive
Brown Leslie Email 502-892-3011 Executive Director,
Administrative Services
Brown Anita Email   District Program Manager in Pendleton County Schools,
GEAR UP
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 De'Anna Email 502-892-3018 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Couch Kara Email 502-892-3020 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Coulter Brooke Email   District Program Manager in Mercer County Schools,
GEAR UP
Dai Jie "Grace" Email   Senior Associate,
Data and Advanced Analytics
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
Doss Amber Email 502-892-3028 Executive Assistant to the President,
Executive
Doyle Mason Email   Project Specialist,
GEAR UP
Drummond Welch Kim Email 502-892-3215 Executive Director,
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
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
Gilbert Macenzie Email   District Program Manager in Mason County Schools, 
GEAR UP
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
Hodge Carrie Email 502-892-3184 Senior Associate,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Jackson Mary Email   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator, 
GEAR UP
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
Kazee Tabbatha Email   District Program Manager in Mason County Schools,
GEAR UP
Keith Jevonda Email 502-892-3031 Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity,
Licensure
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 Director of Academic Policy,
Academic Affairs
McKiernan Shaun Email 502-892-3039 Executive Director,
Finance and Budget
McKinney Lisa Email 502-892-3081 Senior Associate,
Communications
Mineer Michaela Email 502-892-3040 Senior Associate,
Academic Affairs
Muncie Travis Email 502-892-3044 Director,
Data and Advanced Analytics
Negron Laura Email 502-892-3032 Associate Director of Operations and Development,
GEAR UP
Nimocks Lee Email 502-892-3047 Vice President for Strategy and Chief of Staff, 
Executive
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
Powell Travis Email 502-892-3054 Vice President and General Counsel,
Executive-Legal
Pressley Mark Email   District Program Coordinator for Frankfort Schools,
GEAR UP
Robinson Ivy Email 502-892-3057 Associate,
Support and Logistics
Romious Jessica Email 502-892-3069 Senior Associate,
Diversity and Inclusion
Ross Missy Email 502-892-3014 Associate Director, Communications and Outreach, 
GEAR UP
Shemwell Lisa Email 502-892-3041 Senior Associate,
Executive-Legal
Smith Rae Email 502-892-3058 Senior Associate,
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
Vice Janna Email 859-893-8423 Senior Fellow for Policy Development,
Academic Affairs
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: 11/3/2021