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Board of Directors (2019-2020)

Laurie Garner, PhD, PA-C

President

Laurie Garner, PhD, PA-C
Versailles, KY

Sherry Grace, MSPAS, PA-C

IMD Past President

Sherry Grace, MSPAS, PA-C
Louisville, KY

Jenna Fox, PA-C, MSPAS

President Elect

Jenna Fox, PA-C, MSPAS
Louisville, KY

Drew Rutherford, PA-C

Vice President

Andrew Rutherford, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Secretary

Ashley Sparks, MSPAS, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Amanda D. Bright, MSPAS, PA-C

Treasurer

Amanda D. Bright, MSPAS, PA-C
Campbellsville, KY

Kristi Hall, PA-C

Director at Large

Kristi Hall, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Stacey Sale, MSPAS, PA-C, JD

AAPA HOD Chief Delegate

Stacey Sale, MSPAS, PA-C, JD
Louisville, KY

Jerry Smith, PA-C, Paducah, KY

Western Region Director

Jerry Smith, PA-C, Paducah, KY
Paducah, KY

Rebecca Kraftick, PA-C, Lexington, KY

Central Region Director

Rebecca Kraftick, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Kathy Noble, PA-C

Eastern Region Director

Kathy Noble, PA-C
London, KY

Taylor Faulkner, PA-S

Student Representative

Taylor Faulkner, PA-S
Lexington, KY

Regional and District Directors (2019-2020)

As ambassadors for the association, KAPA’s Regional and District Directors assist members in various ways including scheduling networking events with other PAs and medical professionals throughout the Commonwealth. If you are a sponsor interested in hosting an event in a specific area or region, please contact one of our directors listed below. Please refer to the KAPA Dinner & Event Guidelines for information about responsibilities and expectations when proposing to host an event. 

Rebecca Kraftick, PA-C

Central Region Director

Rebecca Kraftick, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Kathy Noble, PA-C

Eastern Region Director

Kathy Noble, PA-C
London, KY

 Jerry Smith, PA-C

Western Region Director

Jerry Smith, PA-C
Paducah, KY

Meetings

The KAPA Board of Directors meets via conference call once a month usually at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Board also meets in person in conjunction with the Annual CME Symposium in the Fall and at other times during the year as necessary.

The following meeting dates have been confirmed for 2019-2020:

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 26, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
    (at the Lexington Convention Center in conjunction with the 2019 Fall Symposium)
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.

KAPA Board of Directors meetings are open for any member who wants to attend. If interested in attending, contact Brian Doty or (859) 977-7452. Once approved to attend you will be sent the necessary materials to participate in the selected meeting.

Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants
446 East High Street, Suite 10, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-977-7452

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