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WKCTC Staff Member Elected to KCTCS Board of Regents

Tammy Thompson, public relations coordinator at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, was recently elected as a staff representative to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents.

Thompson, who has worked at WKCTC since 1993, was elected by KCTCS staff members during a special election to fill four vacant board positions.

I am honored to have been chosen by my fellow colleagues at WKCTC and throughout KCTCS to be their advocate on the Board of Regents, said Thompson. I am looking forward to this new learning experience.

A McCracken County resident, Thompson received an associate in applied science degree in 1989 from Paducah Community College (now known as WKCTC) and a bachelors degree in radio and television from Murray State University in 1991. She worked at WPSD-TV Local 6 following graduation. Prior to accepting the position as public relations coordinator in 2009, Thompson worked as a television producer/director for colleges television department for 16 years.

Mary B. Kinney, coordinator of academic affairs and retention at Owensboro Community and Technical College, was also elected as a staff Regent-elect. The faculty Regents-elect are Angela Fultz, Maysville Community and Technical College (MCTC) and Mark A. Wells, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC).

The faculty and staff Regents-elect will serve three-year terms, which begin October 12, 2015, and continue through October 11, 2018.