Foundation Board

The Jefferson Community and Technical 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.

2019 Board of Directors

  • Don Fitzpatrick – Chair
    • Principal
    • Brown, Durrell & Co., LLC
  • Neville Blakemore, III – Vice Chair
    • Chairman
    • Great Northern Building Products, LLC
  • Rick Fields - Treasurer
    • CPA/Corporate Officer
    • Associates in Accounting CPA
  • Lynn Fischer - Secretary
    • Founder & CEO
    • Catalyst Learning
  • Carl Bensinger
    • Attorney at Law
    • Bensinger & Associates
  • Leigh Cooper
    • Quality Manager
    • The Bulleit Distilling Company
  • John Crockett, III
    • General Counsel
    • LG&E and KU
  • David Dafoe
    • CEO, Owner
    • Flavorman/Moonshine University
  • Carla Dearing
    • CEO
    • Sum180
  • Greg Goff
    • President/CEO
    • First National Bank of Kentucky
  • Ankur Gopal
    • CEO
    • Interapt, LLC
  • Scott Gregory
    • Training Director
    • UPS Airlines
  • Chip Hancock
    • Sr. Vice President, Private Banking
    • Republic Bank
  • Tracy Harrison
    • Chief HR Officer
    • Signature Healthcare
  • Bob Hook, III
    • General Manager
    • Bob Hook Chevrolet
  • Jeffrey Jasnoff
    • Chief HR Officer
    • Kindred Healthcare
  • Doug Jones
    • President
    • Oaktree, LLC
  • Karter Louis
    • Managing Director
    • iYong International
  • Tom McGee
    • Vice President
    • Baptist Health Louisville
  • Paul Perkins
    • President
    • Amatrol, Inc.
  • Tom Quick
    • Sr. HR Manager
    • GE Appliances
  • Sam Scales
    • Manager of Government Affairs
    • Ford Motor Company
  • Vic Topper
    • Partner
    • NPT Partners I, LLC
  • Kevin Wardell
    • Retired Administrator
    • Norton Healthcare

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Ty Handy
    • President
    • Jefferson Community & Technical College
  • Don Schieman
    • Executive Director
    • JCTC Foundation