Board of Directors

Our NASW-KY Board of Directors is composed of dedicated Kentucky social workers who volunteer their time to promote NASW and our chapter, plan trainings and events for members and future members, and advocate for our profession locally, statewide, and nationally.

2023-2024 Board of Directors- January 1, 2023

President – Lauren Barks, LCSW

1st Vice President – Angela Anderson, MSW, CSW

2nd Vice President – Patrick Callahan, MSW, CSW, DSW

Secretary – Amanda Smith, BSW

Bluegrass Branch Chair – Tori Looney, BSW, MSW

Jefferson Branch Chair – Renee Sartin, MSW, EdD

Eastern Branch Chair – Mollie Harris, MSW, CSW

Lake Cumberland Branch Chair – David Townsend, BSW, MS

Northeast Branch Chair – Kyle Gibson BSW, LSW

Northern Branch Chair – Hannah Briner, LCSW

Purchase Branch Chair – Cayce Batts, MSW, CSW

South Central Branch Chair – Dana Sullivan, CSW, PhD

Western Branch Chair – Krista Mitchell, LCSW

BSW Representative – Silas Ortiz, Kentucky State University

MSW Representative – Matthew Williams, BSW, Kent School of Social Work

Executive Director – Brenda Rosen, MSW, CSW, ACHP-SW