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
Interstate Natural Gas 



Robert ShurtleffRobert Shurtleff, Vice Chair
AEP/Kentucky Power 



Phillip ElliottPhillip Elliott, Treasurer
First Commonwealth Bank 



Earl ThackerEarl Thacker, Secretary



Board Members

Blank ImageJanice Allen



Blank ImageConnie Bayes
City National Bank 



Blank ImagePromod "Mots" Bishnoi
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center 



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



Jon DargeJon Drage
Community Trust Bank 



Darren GillespieDarren Gillespie
Citizens Bank of Kentucky 



Dr. Mina MajmundarDr. Mina Majmundar



Blank ImageJuile Paxton
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center 



Blank ImageBertie Kaye Salyer



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, Johnson Building, Room 131B
(606) 886-7358