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Board of Directors (2020-2021)

Drew Rutherford, PA-C

President

Andrew Rutherford, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Laurie Garner, PhD, PA-C

IMD President

Laurie Garner, PhD, PA-C
Versailles, KY

President Elect

Ashley Sparks, MSPAS, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Vice President

Vacant
 

Secretary

Josh Burkhart, PA-C
Morehead, KY

Kelly Joy, MSPAS, PA-C

Treasurer

Kelly Joy, MSPAS, PA-C
Crestwood, KY

Cheryl Vanderford, MSPAS, PA-C

Director at Large

Cheryl Vanderford, MSPAS, PA-C
Lexington, KY

Dana Campbell, MSPAS, PA-C

AAPA HOD Chief Delegate

Dana Campbell, MSPAS, PA-C
London, KY

Jerry Smith, PA-C, Paducah, KY

Western Region Director

Vacant
 

Charlene Morris, PA-C

Central Region Director

Charlene Morris, PA-C
Louisville, KY

Amanda D. Bright, MSPAS, PA-C

Eastern Region Director

Amanda Bright, MSPAS, PA-C
Campbellsville, KY

Joseph Davis, PA-S

Student Representative

Joseph Davis, PA-S
Louisville, KY

Regional and District Directors (2020-2021)

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. 

Charlene Morris, PA-C

Central Region Director

Charlene Morris, PA-C
Louisville, KY

Amanda Bright, MSPAS, PA-C

Eastern Region Director

Amanda Bright, MSPAS, PA-C
Campbellsville, KY

 Jerry Smith, PA-C

Western Region Director

Vacant
 

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 2020-2021:

  • Monday, August 3, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 7, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 5, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, December 7, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 4, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 1, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 5, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 3, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 7, 2021 @ 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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