Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Center for the Arts Board of Directors

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 08, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker
502-564-2611
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed five members to the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Center for the Arts.

Rick Guillaume, of Louisville, is a banker, chairman emeritus and state marketing director for Branch Banking and Trust Company. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Kentucky University.  He is a member of the Kentucky Center for the Arts Endowment Fund, the Louisville Orchestra Board, the Housing Partnership Board and the Western Kentucky University Board of Advisors. Guillaume also serves as chair of Norton Healthcare Services, Inc and of the Louisville Orchestra Foundation. He is married to Ann Guillaume.

Bruce W. Ferguson, of Louisville, is an insurance agent and president of Underwriters Safety and Claims, Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alfred University. He is a member of the World Presidents Organization, the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, the Chief Executives Organization, the Lincoln Heritage Boy Scout Council and the FBI Citizens Academy. He is married to Barbara J. Ferguson.

Lee “Sug” Schusterman, of Louisville, attended the Texas Woman’s University and received a degree in theater and English from Eastern New Mexico University.  She has served as a member of the Opera Board, the Ballet Board, the Louisville Theatrical Association and the Kentucky Derby Museum Gala. She also previously served as co-chair for the Louisville Deaf Oral School’s capital campaign to build a new school, and is creator of the Heuser Hearing Institute. She is married to Dan Schusterman.

Owsley Brown II, of Louisville, is the chairman of Brown-Forman Corporation. Brown is a 10-year veteran of the board of directors and is married to Christy Brown.

Edward Glasscock, of Louisville, is a business lawyer and a co-managing member at Frost Brown Todd, LLC. Glasscock received his bachelor’s degree and his juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association, the Bellarmine University Board of Trustees, Leadership Louisville Foundation Board of Directors, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors and the Greater Louisville, Inc. Board of Directors. Glasscock also serves as chair of the board of directors of the Kentucky Center for the Arts.

The Board of Directors of the Kentucky Center for the Arts is made up of 15 gubernatorial appointees.  The board supervises construction of the Kentucky Center for the Arts, consults and enters into agreements with other segments of the arts and entertainment industry that are consistent with the center’s mission. The board also promotes growth and development of the arts, convention trade, tourism and the hotel industry within Jefferson County and the commonwealth through utilization of the Kentucky Center and activities authorized to enhance these and the public interest.


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