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Friends of KET

The mission of the Friends of KET is to stimulate and promote public interest in KET programming and services through local public relations efforts and provide an expanding statewide volunteer network for KET. They are KET’s goodwill ambassadors throughout Kentucky, promoting programs and services in their communities, raising funds, and hosting special events. The board includes representatives from 35 districts that encompass all 120 Kentucky counties. 

Executive Committee

  • President: Rebecca Rose, Morgantown
  • President-elect: Kelly Green, Frankfort
  • Secretary: Elizabeth Griffith, Owensboro
  • Vice President: Kathy Brauer, Henderson
  • Vice President: A. Dale Josey, Louisville
  • Vice President: Barbara McGinty, Paducah
  • Vice President: Peggy Patterson, Prospect
  • Past President: Lora Suttles, Staffordsville
    Nominating Chair: Carol Beirne, Fort Wright

All Board Members & Districts Represented

DISTRICTBOARD MEMBER, hometownCOUNTIES
1Carol Major – HickmanFulton
Graves
Hickman
2Barbara Weatherly – MurrayCalloway
Marshall
Trigg
3Barbara W. McGinty – PaducahBallard
Carlisle
McCracken
4Sean Mestan – PrincetonCaldwell
Crittenden
Livingston
Lyon
5Dr. Betsy Allen – MadisonvilleHopkins
Muhlenberg
6Kathy Brauer – HendersonHenderson
Union
Webster
7Elizabeth Griffith – OwensboroDaviess
McLean
8Ben Talley – HopkinsvilleChristian
Logan
Todd
9Romanza Johnson – Bowling Green Allen
Barren
Simpson
Warren
10Rebecca Forsythe Rose – MorgantownButler
Edmonson
Grayson
11Gina Ryan – ElizabethtownHardin
Hart
Larue
Meade
12Frances Woodson – BrooksBullitt
Marion
Nelson
Washington
13A. Dale Josey – Louisville
Peggy Patterson – Louisville
Jefferson
14VacantClinton
Cumberland
Metcalfe
Monroe
15VacantAdair
Green
Russell
Taylor
16Daphne Blevins – LibertyCasey
McCreary
Pulaski
Wayne
17Peggy Mershon – LondonBell
Knox
Laurel
Whitley
18Nancy Thames – RichmondGarrard
Jackson
Madison
Rockcastle
19Laura Eason – DanvilleAnderson
Boyle
Lincoln
Mercer
20Deede Dykes – Lexington
Brenda Owen – Lexington
Jean Dorton – Lexington
Abdus-Sabuur FM – Lexington
Fayette
Jessamine
Woodford
21Kelly Green – Frankfort
Michelle Johnson – Taylorsville
Franklin
Shelby
Spencer
22VacantHenry
Oldham
23Mary M. Butler – LexingtonGrant
Harrison
Owen
Pendleton
Scott
24VacantCarroll
Gallatin
Trimble
25Carol Beirne – Ft. MitchellBoone
Campbell
Kenton
26Terri Srinivasan – Maysville
Maude Teegarden – Germantown
Bracken
Fleming
Lewis
Mason
Robertson
27Martha Taylor – CarlisleBourbon
Clark
Montgomery
Nicholas
28Jeff Tate – IrvineEstill
Lee
Owsley
Powell
29Barbra Ledford – BaxterClay
Harlan
Leslie
30Elsa Spurlock – LondonBreathitt
Knott
Letcher
Perry
31Greta Heintzelman Slone – Staffordsville
Lora Suttles – Staffordsville
Floyd
Johnson
Martin
Pike
32John Burton – WellingtonMagoffin
Menifee
Morgan
Wolfe
33VacantBath
Carter
Elliott
Rowan
34Jenny Templeton – Ashland
Carla Jaenicke – Ashland
Boyd
Greenup
Lawrence
35VacantBreckinridge
Hancock
Ohio