University of Kentucky: David Williams, a UK agronomist, has been named director of UK’s Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability. Located in Breathitt County, the center uses a sustainable approach to enhance the goods, resources, services and economics of Eastern Kentucky and its people. Center personnel engage in extension, instruction, research and development programs to help fulfill the center’s mission and help the region reach its full potential.
Association of College and University Printers: Richard Tussey, director of auxiliary services in the Division of Business Services/Financial Affairs at Eastern Kentucky University, has assumed the presidency of the association. Tussey heads a printing operation at EKU that won two first-place awards at the association’s annual conference in Albuquerque.
The Kentucky Association of Realtors: Steve Stevens has been named chief executive officer, effective May 17. Stevens had most recently been president and CEO of Greater Spokane Inc., the 1,200-member chamber of commerce and economic development agency for eastern Washington. Stevens is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, the Institute for Organization Management, the Center for Creative Leadership and Leadership Kentucky and has served as president of the state association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in Kentucky and was named Chamber Executive of Year in 2011 by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
Lexington Community Radio: Chuck Clenney, a UK grad with experience in operating and growing non-profit radio stations, has been named general manager at LCR, which operates the city’s two new low-power FM volunteer radio stations.
Clenney will take over from founding LCR General Manager Hap Houlihan, who brought the two stations, WLXL-LPFM, 95.7 (El Pulso) and WLXU-LPFM 93.9 on air, guiding the stations from “permit pending” to “power on” during his tenure. Clenney served two terms as general manager of University of Kentucky’s WRFL-FM, the 7,900-watt non-profit student-run broadcast station founded by a grassroots movement in 1988.
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Compiled by Dorothea Wingo