Board of Directors

The current KDN structure involves three components: a Board of Directors, a Leadership Team, and an Executive Director, who works with both groups of leadership members.

The 2018 Board of Directors have begun their initial two year term as of January 2018. These board members are:

Julie Brown, Sales Acct Rep III Consultant, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield

Melissa Hounshell, Community Outreach Director, UK Markey Cancer Center

Brook Hudspeth, PharmD, CDE,MLDE, Diabetes Care Pharmacist, Kroger, Lexington

Dr. Sathya Krishnasamy, Associate Professor, Attending Physician, University of Louisville

Dr. Prakash Mokshagundam, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Louisville

Thursa Sloan, Public Health Director, Floyd County

Tom Walton, Executive in Residence, School of Public Health, University of Louisville

Dr. Connie White, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department for Public Health


The 2018 Leadership Team

Mechelle Coble, President: e-mail

John Bunton, Treasurer: e-mail

Becki Thompson, Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Liaison: e-mail

Tina Claypool, Member-at-Large: e-mail

Lori O'Bryant, Member-at-Large: e-mail

Community Outreach Co-Chair, Mary Beth Lacy: e-mail

Community Outreach Co-Chair, Betty Bryan: e-mail

DSMES Education Co-Chair, Nancy Semrau: e-mail

DSMES Education Co-Chair, Kim DeCoste: e-mail

DPP/Prevention Co-Chair, Beth Ackerman: e-mail

DPP/Prevention Co-Chair, Terry Gehrke: e-mail

Partnership and Networking Co-Chair, John Bunton: e-mail

Executive Director: Janey Wendschlag: e-mail