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,
GEAR UP
Bartley Tony Email   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
GEAR UP
Bell Melissa Email 502-892-3007 Vice President,
Academic Affairs and Student Success
Bishop Autumn Email   District Program Manager,
GEAR UP
Boone Shayla Email   District Program Manager,, 
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,
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,
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,
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   Postsecondary Transition Coordinator,
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 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
Jones Sarah Email   District Program Manager/ Student & Family Services Specialist,
GEAR UP
Kaffenberger Ryan Email 502-892-3307 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 Email 859-227-2345 Senior Fellow
Executive-Legal
Lawson Beth Email 606-207-9897  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 502-597-6443 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
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, Kentucky Advising Academy
K12 Policies and Programs
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
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/Media Design and Development,
GEAR UP
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
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, 
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 Coordinator of Early Postsecondary Opportunities
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: 8/31/2022