JCTC Foundation Board

The JCTC College Foundation Inc. supports the mission of Jefferson Community and Technical College through fund-raising, advocacy and a commitment to bettering the lives of Jefferson’s students and their families through higher education.

The Foundation provides financial assistance as needed for scholarships and financial aid, program development and expansion, upgrades for campus facilities and grounds, and other needs of the college.  It is governed by a Board of Directors, comprising volunteers from throughout the community, who have dedicated time and resources to ensure the college remains a strong and vital educational institution and that it fulfills its missions to provide open access to higher education, to help students meet their educational goals, and to support the workforce needs of area employers. 

JCTC Foundation Board of Directors:

  • Carla Dearing, President, IMC Licensing (Chairman)
  • Scott Watkins, Vice President, Operations, Norton Healthcare (Vice Chairman)
  • Tom McGee, Vice President, Baptist Hospital East (Treasurer)
  • John Mason, Vice President, Republic Bank & Trust Co. (Secretary)
  • Carl J. Bensinger, Bensinger & Associates (Chairman Emeritus)
  • Don Fitzpatrick, Senior State Executive, Kentucky, IBM Corp.
  • Joanna Freels, Educator, Shelby County
  • Kim Gorski, Synergy Rehabilitation
  • Scott Gregory, Workforce Development Manager, UPS Airlines
  • Karl Gretz, Gretz Consulting Group
  • Steve Hocker, President, Sysco Inc., Louisville
  • Bob Hook III, General Manager, Bob Hook Chevrolet
  • Ben Jackson, The Jackson Group
  • Joseph J. MacDonald, Creative Resolution Leadership Group/Blue Sky Business Advisors
  • Robert Nixon, Ph.D., University of Louisville
  • Paul Perkins, President, Amatrol, Inc.
  • Vicky Rand, Rand Insurance & Real Estate
  • Ray Strothman, Strothman & Company PSC
  • Dick Wilson, Senior Vice President, UBS Paine Webber
  • Aaron Yarmuth, Digitalville


  • Dr. Tony Newberry, President, Jefferson Community & Technical College, Ex-Officio
  • Lisa Brosky, Vice President, Advancement