BOARD OF DIRECTORS
1st District Councilperson (Exofficio, non-voting)
The Councilperson for Lexington's 1st District, James is a native of Lexington, KY, a graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. James’ previous employment include stints at Lexmark and GTE, before beginning a career in the automotive industry, working for 13 years at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Georgetown, KY. After that, James made a career change becoming a full-time Real Estate Professional, selling both residential and commercial property for United Real Estate. James is extremely passionate about service to neighborhoods and the local school system. For the past 5 years he served as the President of the Radcliffe – Marlboro Neighborhood Association. He also serves as the 1st Vice President of the 16th District PTA, and has participated in multiple community leadership programs, such as: Commerce Lexington’s Leadership Central Kentucky (2011), BCTC’s Citizens’ Leadership Academy (2012), LEADS Committee Member (LBAR), served on the Partners for Youth Grassroots Grant Application Review Committee and is a Certified Tourism Ambassador through the Lexington Visitors Center.
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Brandy grew up in Lexington, and works at the Commonwealth’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Prior to her current work, Brandy was a teacher in the Fayette County School System. These experiences have given Brandy first hand knowledge of the challenges people in poverty are facing daily. Brandy is an active member and a leader at Total Grace Baptist Church on North Limestone.
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Kim is a Harvard Law School Graduate who is passionate about public defense and social justice issues. She has served as
the North Limestone Neighborhood Association President for over 1 year and has been the Assistant Public Defender for the Department of Public Advocacy since August 2010.
Shirrod Le’Det is the Chief Operations Officer at Total Grace Church on North Limestone in Lexington, KY. He received his B.S from Sullivan University and is pursuing an Executive MBA from Strayer University- the Jack Welch Management Institute Program. His professional career began at FedEx Ground in Lexington, KY followed by a fifteen-year career as a supervisor and engineer.
Travis has been a resident of the Northside/East End since 2004 and is the President of the MLK Neighborhood Association. Professionally, he is the Assistant Director of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. He is also the, "Chief Chickened," for C.L.U.C.K (Cooperative Lexington Urban Chicken Keepers), the local backyard chicken support group.