Foundation Board | BSCTC

Foundation Board

The Big Sandy College Educational Foundation, Inc. operates for the support and benefit of Big Sandy Community and Technical College. It is a separate not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization, led by an independent Board of Directors. The Foundation, with utmost integrity and respect works to expand access to higher education and further regional workforce and economic development.



Jerry KanneyJerry Kanney, Chair (2021)
Interstate Natural Gas 



Robert ShurtleffRobert Shurtleff, Vice Chair (2019)
AEP/Kentucky Power 



Phillip ElliottPhillip Elliott, Treasurer (2020)
Peoples Bank & Trust of Hazard



Earl ThackerEarl Thacker, Secretary (2023)


Board Members

Blank ImageJanice Allen (2019)



Blank ImageConnie Bayes (2027)
City National Bank 



Blank ImagePromod "Mots" Bishnoi (2020)
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center 



Blank ImageJR Blackburn (2023)
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. 



Jon DargeJon Drage (2027)
Community Trust Bank 



Darren GillespieDarren Gillespie (2027)
Citizens Bank of Kentucky 



Dr. Mina MajmundarDr. Mina Majmundar (2023)



Blank ImageJuile Paxton (2027)
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center 



Blank ImageBertie Kaye Salyer (2019)



Ex-Officio Members

Blank ImagePhilip Elswick
Chair, BSCTC Board of Directors 



Blank ImageDr. Sherry Zylka
BSCTC President/CEO




Kelli Martin
Manager of Advancement
Prestonsburg Campus, Student Center, Room 205
(606) 886-7358