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Our Team

We are a team of individuals passionate about improving the lives of Kentucky’s disadvantaged citizens. As the state association representing all 23 regional Community Action Agencies, we leverage the knowledge, resources and collective energy of our network to fuel our work.

In addition to our hardworking staff, we are supported by a dedicated and results-driven board of directors. Each board member brings a unique perspective to the table, representing communities across the entire Commonwealth. We invite you to get to know us.


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Our Team

Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Our Team

  • Roger McCann, Executive Director
  • Susanne Funken, Chief Information Officer
  • Florence Mahoney, Finance Director
  • Pat Niceley, Program Administrator
  • Margie Meehan, KYNECT Program Lead
  • Melissa McClain, CSBG Program Administrator
  • Katlyn Miller, Opportunity Lead
  • Jerrica Jacobs, Technical Assistance Provider
  • Danielle Childress, Technical Assistance Provider


  • Kimberly Padgett, RCAP State Director
  • Adam Bourque, RCAP Technical Assistance Provider
  • Maggie Mahan, RCAP Technical Assistance Provider
  • Chris Wells, RCAP Technical Assistance Provider
  • David Foster, RCAP Technical Assistance Provider



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Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Board Members
  • Charlene Engle, Gateway Community Action Agency, Chair
  • Catrena Bowman-Thomas, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, Vice Chair
  • Troy Roberts, Blue Grass Community Action Partnership, Secretary
  • Alicia Polston, Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency, Treasurer
  • Rick Baker, LKLP Community Action Council, At Large
  • Janna York, West Kentucky Allied Services, At Large
  • Rick Baker, LKLP Community Action Council
  • Janna York, West Kentucky Allied Services
  • Robert S. Jones, Audubon Area Community Services
  • Craig Brock, Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency
  • Wanda Thacker, Big Sandy Area Community Action Program
  • Hal B. Goode, Central Kentucky Community Action Council
  • Sharon Price, Community Action Council
  • Carla Brown, Community Action of Southern Kentucky
  • Mike Buckles, Daniel Boone Community Action Agency
  • Donna Pace, Harlan County Community Action Agency
  • Paul Dole, KCEOC Community Action Partnership
  • Brian Mullins, Kentucky River Foothills Development Council
  • Kenneth Walters, Licking Valley Community Action Program
  • Tameka Laird, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services
  • Darrell Shouse, Middle Kentucky Community Action Partnership
  • Kim Embrey-Hill, Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency
  • David Carroll, Northeast Kentucky Community Action Agency
  • Harold Monroe, Pennyrile Allied Community Services
  • Brenda Fox, Tri-County Community Action Agency