Each fall, KSBA’s 12 Regional Chairs (members of the association's board of directors, elected by regional members) host regional meetings for association members, district staff and friends of education. KSBA's regional meeting tour of the state allows members to gather in closer proximity to the local communities they serve. These short format programs offer an evening of networking and board training in an intimate setting, providing an ideal environment to address issues in a manner tailored to particular areas of the state. Dinner is provided to registered attendees (billed by the host district). Regional meetings are traditionally good for 1.25 hours of state-mandated school board training credit.
Save the Dates for KSBA's 2023 Regional Meetings
Specific times, locations and registration instructions will be provided to members through their respective regional chairs. Invitations will be sent approximately 5-6 weeks ahead of each meeting. See below for the dates, regions and regional chairs for this year's slate of meetings.
Unsure as to what region your district belongs? Click here to find your district's assigned region.
8/29 - Fifth Regional Meeting
Chair: Larry Dodson, Oldham Co.
9/5 - Northern Ky. Regional Meeting*
Chair: Megan Jones, Walton-Verona Ind.
9/11 - Upper Ky. River Regional Meeting
Chair: Donna Isfort, Estill Co.
9/12 - Central Ky. Regional Meeting
Chair: Jerry Browning, Garrard Co.
9/18 - Middle Cumberland Regional Meeting*
Chair: Cindy Price, Pulaski Co.
9/25 - First Regional Meeting
Chair: Shawn Smee, Murray Ind.
9/26 - Second Regional Meeting*
Chair: Jeremy Luckett, Owensboro Ind.
10/17 - Eastern Ky. South Regional Meeting*
Chair: Bob Hutchison, Johnson Co.
10/23 - Third Regional Meeting
Chair: Nancy Uhls, Simpson Co.
Fourth Regional Meeting*
Chair: Diane Berry, Nelson Co.
10/30 - Upper Cumberland Regional Meeting*
Chair: Brenda Rose, Whitley Co.
Eastern Ky. North
Chair: Keith Mason, Elliott Co.
*Denotes regions that will hold regional chair elections this year. Regional chair nomination forms/deadlines can be found below. Members who reside in regions that will hold Regional Chair elections this fall will receive election information in the weeks preceding the meeting.
About Regional Chairperson elections
KSBA’s regional meetings also serve an important role in our transition of leadership. Six of KSBA’s 12 regions will be conducting elections this year for a new regional chairs to serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2024. Regional chairpersons act as liaisons for our fall regional meetings and serve as members of KSBA’s board of directors. Online Regional Chair nomination forms are linked below (along with their respective nomination deadlines) for any school board member who wishes to place his or her name in consideration for the Regional Chair positions.
A regional nominating committee will be convened after the nomination deadline and a new chairperson will be elected at your regional meeting. During the regional meeting, regional chair nominees will have a few minutes to introduce themselves and describe their qualifications before a (secret ballot) vote of members is taken. Only school board members who express an interest by submitting the nomination form by the due date can be considered for the position of KSBA Regional Chairperson.
Click here to review KSBA bylaws
regarding the associations regions, regional chairpersons and regional secretary roles. If you have questions about regional chair service, please contact KSBA Executive Director Kerri Schelling
via email or at (800)372-2962. You are also welcome and encouraged to reach to your current regional chairperson.
For general questions about KSBA's Regional Meetings, please contact Beth Pritchett at (502) 783-0063 or via email.