Board of Directors

Serving South Central Kentucky

Board Chair

Treva Shirley

Occupational Medicine Navigator, TJ Regional Health

Our Board members

are all volunteers.

Our Board members are all volunteers–people who want this region’s workforce to be its best. By looking at the sheer volume of names on this page, it becomes clear how fortunate we are to have so many passionate people working together, not only to improve the workforce, but to better our region itself.

The membership of the South Central Workforce Development Board shall be in accordance with the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board’s Policy Number 15-001, after consideration of fair and equitable representation, and shall be comprised of 23 members, representing sectors as listed:

12 Business Representatives
5 Workforce Representatives
3 Education and Training Representatives
3 Government and Economic Development Representatives
“Members shall be appointed for three year terms, with initial terms staggered so as to have nearly as many equal number of terms expiring each year following.</span

The South Central

Workforce Development Board


is positioning itself to be a key partner in economic development in the thriving South Central Kentucky region by producing a supply of educated and skilled workers aligned with the needs of current employers and aligned to the region’s economic development goals for attracting new employers.

“We Are Committed To:


understanding the dynamics of the regional labor market


investigating and implementing best practices in addressing needs


recruiting regional employers as partners in education and training, not just end users of products of educational and workforce development programs


inspiring the public to continually acquire new skills at all age levels


motivating discouraged workers to return to the workforce and to training and education pathways


providing leadership and stewardship for funds and programs of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other funds that the Board acquires to meet its strategic goals



Robert Akin

President-Central KY Building Trades, KY LECET

Gretchen Bandy

Assistant GM of Safety, HR & Training, Sumitomo

Chris Boggs

Vice President, Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, LLC

Michael Carter

Dept. for Workforce Investment, Career Development Office Regional Program Manager

John Eaton

Plant Manager, Multi Tech Industries

Teresa Hayes

Human Resources Manager, Logan Aluminum

TJ Shockley-Hunt

Workforce Liason, Southcentral Community and Technical College

Beverly Tobin-Ford

National Federation of Federal Employees, AFL-CIO, USDA/Forest Service

Chad Spencer

Director of Career Services, Goodwill Industries

Ron Wilson

Senior Director, Western Kentucky University

Robin Amonett

Human Resources, Performance Food Services

Bob Biltz

VP/General Manager, Kentucky Chrome Works

John Bunnell

Senior Vice President/Regional President, Limestone Bank

Randall Curry

Mayor, City of Horse Cave

CheyAnne Fant

Director of 21st CCLC & Nutrition Services at Barren Co. Board of Education

Sydney Herrington

Associate Manager, Human Resources, The J.M. Smucker Co.

Tori Murley

Academic Coordinator, WKU Glasgow

Roxana Robinson

Regional Program Manager, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Rebecca Stone

President/CEO Service One Credit Union
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