Leadership

KHDA OFFICERS 2024-2025

PResident

Sara Jo Best
Public Health Director
Lincoln Trail District Health Department
P.O. Box 2609
Elizabethtown, KY 42702-2609

VICE PRESIDENT

Georgia Heise
Three Rivers District Health Department
60 Old Monterey Rd
Owenton, KY 40359

SECRETARY

Julie Bush
Johnson County Health Department
630 James S Trimble Blvd
Paintsville, KY 41240

TREASURER

Debbie Miller
Public Health Director
Lawrence County Health Department
1080 Meadowbrook Lane
Louisa, KY 41230

East Region Representative

Tammy Riley
Public Health Director
Pike County Health Department
111 River Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501

West Region Representative

Denise Beach
Hopkins County Health Department
412 N Kentucky Ave
PO Box 1266
Madisonville, KY 42431

CENTRAL REGION REPRESENTATIVE

Roanya Rice
Public Health Director
North Central District Health Department
1020 Henry Clay
Shelbyville, KY 40065

SOUTH REPRESENTATIVE

Marcy Rein
Whitley County Health Department
368 Penny Ln
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Northern Bluegrass Region Representative

Judy Mattingly
Franklin County Health Department
100 Glenns Creek Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601

Independent District Member at Large

Connie Mendel
Louisville Metro Health and Wellness
400 E Gray St
PO Box 1704
Louisville, KY 40202

District Health Department Representative

Matt Hunt
Public Health Director
Barren River District Health Department
P.O. 1157
Bowling Green, KY 42102-1157

Single County Representative

Billy Pitts
Marshall County Health Department
267 Slickback Rd
Benton, KY 42025

Careers

Public health offers a dynamic and rewarding career path for those passionate about making a positive impact on communities and individuals. By exploring careers in public health, you can find roles that suit your skills and interests, from working on the front lines of disease prevention to shaping policies that improve health outcomes.