Leadership



R. Barkley Payne (’86, L)
President
Executive Director, American Medical Association Foundation
Chicago, Ill.


Deborah Fillman ('82, '85, L)
Secretary 
Public Health Director
Green River District Health Department
Owensboro, Ky.



 

 

 

 

E. Allen (Al) Tucker 
(’73,'79, L)
Immediate Past President 
Retired Educator
Union, Ky.


Joe Dan Beavers ('01, L)
Treasurer
President/CEO
LifeSkills, Inc.
Bowling Green, Ky.


Joe Morel ('02, L)
President-Elect
Senior Mortgage Lender
Franklin Bank and Trust Company
Bowling Green, Ky.

2017–2020


 


Claude Bacon ('94, '01, L)
Vice President of Administration,
Sales and Ecommerce, LinGate
Owensboro, Ky.



Tori Gerbig (’09, L)
CEO and Founder
The Pink Lily Boutique
Bowling Green, Ky.


Charles Lovett (’09, '10, L)
Probation Officer IV
Montgomery County, Ohio
Louisville, Ky.


Donna Bredenberg ('03, L)
Family Nurse Practitioner, Division of Oncology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Florence, Ky.


Reggie Glass (’73, L)
Retired Sr. Integrated Marketing Consultant, iHeart Media
Louisville, Ky.


Joe Micatrotto Jr. ('11, L)
President and CEO
MRG Marketing & Management, Inc.
Las Vegas, Nev.


Deborah Fillman ('82, '85, L) 
Public Health Director
Green River District Health Department
Owensboro, Ky.



Will Lambert ('00, A)
National Account Manager
Refresco North America
Franklin, Ky.


Jeremy Sublett ('94, L)
Chief Software Architect
CloudFit Software
Louisville, Ky.

2018–2021


 


Mike Alvey (’80, L)
Chairman
Kentucky Worker’s Compensation Board
Owensboro, Ky.


Scott Higdon (’85, L)
Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer
American Bank and Trust
Bowling Green, Ky.


Dr. Nowelle Altman Sigman (’13, L)
Chiropractor
Bluegrass Chiro
Bowling Green, Ky.


Joe Dan Beavers (’01, L)
President/CEO
LifeSkills, Inc.
Bowling Green, Ky.


Drew Logsdon (’09, A)
Director of Communications
Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc.
Thompson’s Station, Tenn.


Dr. Tamela Smith
(’84,’97, ’01, ’13, L)
Manager of Communication Technologies
Audiovisual Services, WKU
Bowling Green, Ky.


Drew Hawkins (’09, A)
Senior Manager of Digital Marketing
North Highland
Atlanta, Ga.


James Schutter (’74, L)
Senior Managing Director
Newmark Knight Frank
Chicago, Ill.


Deborah Thomas (’82, L)
Patient and Family Experience Consultant
St. Thomas Health
Nashville, Tenn.


2019-2022


 


Georgena Brackett
(’87, '92, '10, L)
System Health Information Management Director
Med Center Health
Bowling Green, Ky.


Michael L. Fogle (’14, L)
Account Manager
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Glasgow, Ky.



Rita Roberts-Turner (’93, A)
Chief Administrative Officer
Nashville MTA
Goodlettsville, Tenn.


Dr. Todd Cheever (’87, L)
Associate Dean
UK College of Medicine –
Bowling Green Campus
Bowling Green, Ky.


Sherri Goldsmith (’01, A)
Chief Nursing Officer
SKY Rehab Hospital
Bowling Green, Ky.



Jon Rue (’79, L)
Health Care Attorney and Partner
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
Atlanta, Ga.


Brent Ditto (’02, L)
Certified Financial Planner
Ditto Wealth Management, LLC
Elizabethtown, Ky. 



Dr. Jenna Haugen (’07, '09, L)
Assistant Professor, College of Business
University of Louisville
Louisville, Ky.



Mike Tarter (’85, L)
President and CEO
Forcht Broadcasting
Somerset, Ky.


2019-2020 Ex Officio Representatives


 


Juan "Jonny" Garcia ('16)
Young Alumni Council President
Business Development Representative
Preferral
Nashville, Tenn.


Marshall Gray ('92, A)
Society of African American Alumni President
Postal, Printing and Vending Services Director, WKU
Bowling Green, Ky.


Lucas Hackmann (WKU Senior)
Student Alumni Ambassador President
O'Fallen, Ill.



L (Lifetime Member of the Alumni Association) | A (Annual Member of the Alumni Association)