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,
Executive
Armstrong Sheila Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Bartley Tony Email   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Bell Melissa Email 502-892-3007 Vice President,
Academic Affairs and Student Success
Bellman Katherine Email   Student Voice Research Fellow,
Student Success Collaborative
Bishop Autumn Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Boone Shayla Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Brooks Bruce Email 502-892-3013 Deputy Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant to the President,
Executive
Brown Gaines Email 502-892-3488 Associate,
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Brown Leslie Email 502-892-3011 Executive Director,
Administrative Services
Brown Anita Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Brumley Cheryl Email   Senior Associate, Kentucky Advising Academy,
K12 Policies and Programs
Bryant Ada Email   College and Career Coach, Marion County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
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
Collins Beth Ann Email 502-892-3326 Associate Director,
Kentucky Student Success Collaborative
Couch Kara Email 502-892-3020 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Coulter Brooke Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Crayton Sterling Email 502-892-3005 Senior Associate,
Legal Services
Crowe Felicia Email   College and Career Coach, Mercer County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Dale Rebecca Email   College and Career Coach, Bath County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Davidson Cody Email 502-892-3022 Associate Director for Project Reporting and Evaluation,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Dhanapal Yuva Email 502-892-3076 Systems Architect,
Data, Research and Advanced Analytics
Doyle Mason Email   Project Specialist,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Ellis Amanda Email 502-892-3066 Vice President,
K12 Policies and Programs
Elmore Georgane Email   College and Career Coach, Marion County, 
GEAR UP Kentucky
Faesy Heather Email 502-892-3008 Board Liaison and Chief Events Planner,
Executive
Fagan Natalie Email 502-234-0874 Associate Director, Postsecondary Transition and Success,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Fenwick Jarrod Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Fielder Wayne Email 502-892-3010 IT Project Manager,
Data, Research and Advanced Analytics
Fields Joette Email 502-892-3043 Business Specialist,
K-12 Policies and Programs
Foster Bret Email 502-892-3181 Senior Fellow,
K-12 Policies and Programs
Fraker Jennifer Email 502-892-3030 Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs and K-12 Policy and 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   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Harnice Nan Email 502-892-3313 Senior Associate, Project Facilitator,
Academic Affairs
Haskins Clemette Email   Senior Fellow,
Executive-Legal
Hebert Robin Email 502-892-3144 Senior Fellow,
K-12 Policies and Programs
Holland Mitzi Email   Director, KY Advising Academy,
K-12 Policies and Programs
Hubbard Jared Email   College and Career Coach, Frankfort,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Jackson Mary Email 502-229-7210 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 Kentucky
Jones Jordan Email   Student Voice Research Fellow,
Student Success Collaborative
Jones Sarah Email   District Program Manager/ Student & Family Services Specialist,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Jones Sydney Email   Student Voice Research Fellow,
Student Success Collaborative
Kaffenberger Ryan Email 502-892-3307 Senior Associate,
Finance and Budget
Kakulamarri Sujith Email 502-892-3097 Systems Architect,
Data, Research 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, Research and Advanced Analytics
Kratzer Dallas Email   Senior Fellow,
Academic Affairs
Krauss Susan Email 859-227-2345 Senior Fellow,
Executive-Legal
Lawson Beth Email 606-207-9897  Associate Director for District Implementation,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Ledford Christopher Email   Associate Director,
Data, Research and Advanced Analytics
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 502-597-6443 Senior Director for KSU Relations,
Executive-Legal
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 District Program Manager, 
GEAR UP Kentucky
Miller Kristie Email 270-316-3883 Regional Advising Coordinator,
K12 Policies and Programs
Mineer Michaela Email 502-892-3040 Senior Associate,
Academic Affairs
Moore Vanessa Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Muncie Travis Email 502-892-3044 Executive Director,
Data, Research and Advanced Analytics
Nantz Blake Email 502-892-4357 Senior Associate,
Data, Research and Advanced Analytics
Negron Laura Email 502-319-3766 Associate Director of Operations and Development,
GEAR UP
Nimocks Lee Email 502-892-3047 Senior Vice President 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
Parker Darryl Email   Student Voice Research Fellow,
Student Success Collaborative
Patrick Sue Email 502-892-3051 Chief Communications Officer,
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/Media Design and Development,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Queen-Gilliam 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 Kentucky
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
Slaughter Leslie Email 502-892-3203 Senior Fellow for Career Pathways and K-12 Alignment,
K12 Policies and Programs
Smith Rae Email 502-892-3058 Director,
Human Resources
Smith Rick Email 502-892-3093 Associate Vice President, Workforce and Economic Development,
Executive
Smith-Rouse Antoine Email   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Smither Ashley Email 502-892-3059 Senior Associate,
Administrative Services
Smothers Anastasia     College and Career Coach, Holmes High School,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Stevens Kelseigh     District Program Manager, 
GEAR UP Kentucky
Storie Leslie Email   College and Career Coach, Mason County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Tackett Austin Email   College and Career Coach, Fleming County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Thompson Aaron Email 502-892-3079 President,
Executive
Thompson George Email   College and Career Coach, Bourbon County,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Tobin Amy Email 859-473-5937 Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP Kentucky
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 Coordinator of Early Postsecondary Opportunities,
K12 Policies and Programs
Welch Kim Email 859-338-8142 Executive Director,
GEAR UP Kentucky
Wohlstein Enid Email 502-892-3068 Senior Fellow,
KYVL
Young Melissa Email 502-892-3071 Executive Director of Special Projects and Lead Writer,
Executive

Last Updated: 11/29/2022