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Board of Trustees

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky is governed by a Board of Trustees. Individuals who serve on the Board are chosen based on their demonstrated concern for children and families in our community, their community leadership and involvement, their ability to provide financial assistance, and their unique skill sets and professional experience. Board members at CHNK are innovators, dreamers, and risk takers. They recognize that growth and change are necessary if CHNK is to continue serving the changing needs of youth and families. We are honored to have the following individuals on our Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Trustees:

Doug Chambers

Doug Chambers

Board President

Division Director Facilities Management, UC Health

Jeff W. Thomas

Jeff W. Thomas

Board Vice President

Owner, Jeff Thomas Catering

Josh Ruth

Josh Ruth

Finance Committee

Assistant Vice President, Huntington Bank

Bob Hawksley

Bob Hawksley

Immediate Past President

Chief Executive Officer, Fischer Homes

Dorothy Air

Dorothy Air

Program Committee

Associate Vice President (retired), University of Cincinnati

Lynn Anstett

Lynn Anstett

Development Committee

Owner and CEO, Stett Transportation

Dr. Barry Applegate

Dr. Barry Applegate

Development Committee

Dentist, Applegate Dentistry

Nancy Barone

Nancy Barone

Program Committee

Chief Operating Officer (retired), UC Medical Center

Geoff Egbers

Geoff Egbers

Real Estate & Facilities Committee

Chaplain, Heartland Hospice

Charlene Erler

Charlene Erler

Real Estate & Facilities Committee

Owner, C&G Erler Interior Design

Jeffrey Sackenheim

Jeffrey Sackenheim

Real Estate & Facilities Committee

Vice President, SHP Leading Design

Haley Taylor

Haley Taylor

HR/Personnel Committee

Management Consultant, Communiquest, LLC

Tim Theissen

Tim Theissen

Real Estate & Facilities Committee

Attorney, Strauss Troy

Katie Tranter

Katie Tranter

HR/Personnel Committee

Attorney, DBL Law

Lee Whalen

Lee Whalen

Development Committee

Fraud and Waste Investigator, Humana

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) have skill sets relevant to at least one of the standing committees of the CHNK Board of Trustees and serve at the pleasure of the Board. They serve one-year terms, renewable indefinitely. SMEs serving on the Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Trustees include:

Steve Crawford

Steve Crawford

Finance Committee

Managing Director, Crawford Insurance

Amy Zimmerman Longshore

Amy Zimmerman Longshore

Realtor, Amy Z Home Team, RE/MAX