Monday, June 15, 2015

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky accepting nominations for its board of directors and Community Advisory Committee

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is accepting nominations for its board of directors and Community Advisory Committee.

The 15-member board is responsible for preserving the foundation’s $45 million endowment and upholding its charitable mission of addressing the unmet health care needs of Kentuckians. It gets advice from by the 31-member advisory committee.

People who will bring diversity to the foundation, and who are not affiliated with the health field, are especially encouraged to apply, the foundation said in a news release.

Nominations are being accepted for four seats on the board of directors, one from each of the following districts, with counties listed, and one at-large member:

· District 3: Adair, Bell, Casey, Clay, Cumberland, Clinton, Estill, Jackson, Garrard, Green, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Lincoln, Marion, McCreary, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Washington, Wayne or Whitley.
· District 5: Anderson, Boyle, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Scott or Woodford.
· District 7: Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Martin, Magoffin, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rowan, Wolfe
· At large: Residents of any county in Kentucky can be nominated.

The foundation is also accepting nominations for nine new Community Advisory Committee members, who provide advice and recommendations to the board, serve as community liaisons, serve on foundation committees, take part in the annual policy forum and appoint or nominate candidates for director.

You can nominate yourself or someone you know by completing a nomination form, and attaching a resume or bio by July 24. You can submit the form online, by mail or via email to: Mary Jo Shircliffe, COO, Foundation for a Health Kentucky, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite 100, Louisville KY 40223. Her e-mail is For more information call 502-326-2583 or (toll-free) 877-326-2583.

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