Search Committee

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents Chair Gail Henson, Ph.D, announced members of a search committee, which will be tasked with leading a national search and choosing finalists for the next KCTCS president.

The search committee, which Henson will chair, is made up of internal and external representatives. Members are:

Dr. Vic Adam's headshot
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College President
Dr. Vic Adams
Damon Allen's headshot
KCTCS Regent
Mr. Damon Allen
Ms. Jacqueline Coleman's headshot
Lieutenant Governor and Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary
Ms. Jacqueline Coleman
Dr. Paul Czarapata's headshot
KCTCS Vice President of Technology Solutions
Dr. Paul Czarapata
Ms. Lisa Desmarais' headshot
KCTCS Regent
Ms. Lisa Desmarais
Ms. Elizabeth Garduno's headshot
Jefferson Community and Technical College Student Affairs Staff
Ms. Elizabeth Garduno
Ms. Elizabeth Garduno's headshot
Regional President of German American Bank
Ms. Amy Jackson
Mr. Keith Hamilton's headshot
President of LB Manufacturing, LLC
Mr. Keith Hamilton
Mr. Lee Lingo's headshot
Community partner, KCTCS Foundation Board member, and President of Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
Mr. Lee Lingo
Mr. Barry Martin's headshot
Community partner, former KCTCS Regent, and CEO of Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky
Mr. Barry Martin
Mr. P.G. Peeples, Sr.'s headshot
Community partner, former KCTCS Board of Regents Chair, and President/CEO of Lexington-Fayette County Urban League
Mr. P.G. Peeples, Sr.
Ms. Jacqi Teehan's headshot
KCTCS Student Regent
Ms. Jacqi Teehan
Dr. Aaron Thompson's headshot
President of Council on Postsecondary Education
Dr. Aaron Thompson
Ms. Ashli Watts' headshot
Community partner and President of Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Ashli Watts
Mr. Mark Wells' headshot
KCTCS Faculty Regent
Mr. Mark Wells



Learn more about the search committee's guiding principles.