PIKEVILLE – Each fiscal year, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (SEKC) installs eight new board members to the Chamber's Board of Directors.
The new directors were installed at the Annual Membership and Board Installation Dinner held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pikeville on July 27.
AEP-Kentucky Power's Commercial Incentive Program sponsored the event and Program Manager, David Richard was the guest speaker. Richard welcomed the new board members, discussed the program's advancements and innovations, and explained how AEP-Kentucky Power's Commercial Incentive Program benefits both residential and commercial customers. To learn more visit www.kentuckypower.com.
Jacob Colley (AEP-Kentucky Power), Laura Damron (University of Pikeville), Shanna Hurley (US Bank), Brett Keene (Community Trust Bank), Ashley Litteral (Appalachian Wireless), Kevin McIver (Pikeville Medical Center), Lynette Schindler (Lynette Schindler, CPA, PSC) and Heath Wiley (Gearheart Communications) were installed as members of the Board of Directors.
These individuals will serve on the Chamber's Board for a three-year term ending June 30, 2020.
This year's outgoing board members were also recognized at the ceremony. SEKC would like to thank Russ Barker (Appalachian Regional Healthcare), W. Allen Gillum (Appalachian Wireless), Paul David Slater (SNF-Flomin Coal), and Shannon Wright (Wright Concrete and Construction) for their service to the Board, the Chamber and to the community during these last three years.
"It's always a fun and exciting time, when our chamber members and Board get together. Even more exciting was the opportunity to introduce and install eight fantastic individuals to the Chamber's Board," states Jordan Gibson, president of SEKC, "Their dedication and commitment to our region is commendable and I look forward to working with each of them."
— Submitted for publication by Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce